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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?

Which volcanoes are near me? Search the database by country or using the map

Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Program:

USGS Volcano Hazards Program:

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

Volcano Disaster Assistance Program:

Global Volcano Model’s Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions Database (LaMEVE):

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):

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