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Learn more about volcanoes

Here are some trusted sources to learn more about volcanoes, their activity, history and hazards:

What is a volcano? USGS What is a volcano

Which volcanoes are currently active? http://volcano.si.edu/reports_weekly.cfm

Which volcanoes are near me? Search the database by country or using the map http://volcano.si.edu/search_volcano.cfm

Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Program: http://volcano.si.edu/

USGS Volcano Hazards Program: https://volcanoes.usgs.gov/

International Volcanic Health Hazard Network (IVHHN): Public information on health hazards

Volcano Disaster Assistance Program: https://volcanoes.usgs.gov/vdap/

Global Volcano Model’s Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions Database (LaMEVE): http://www.bgs.ac.uk/vogripa/index.cfm

GVM’s book on global volcanic hazards and risk provides a good introduction to many aspects of volcanology and is free to download (Click the Open Access link): cambridge.org/volcano

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