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1. Natural Hazards Image Database [gov.noaa.ngdc.Hazard_Images_Database]
Photographs and other visual media provide valuable pre- and post-event data for natural hazards. Research, mitigation, and forecasting rely on visual data for post-analysis, inundation mapping and ...


2. Crater Peak (Mt. Spurr), Alaska: Eruptions of 1992 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01228]
Alaska has a number of active and potentially active volcanoes. More than one-half of the population of Alaska lives within 300 km of an active volcano. In the last 100 years there have been two eruptions ...


3. Eruption of Mount St. Helens, May 18, 1980 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01224]
The May 18, 1980 eruption of Mount Saint Helens was the most destructive in the history of the United States. Mt. Saint Helens is located in southwest Washington in the Cascade Range, a mountain range ...


4. Fire vs Water: Erosional/Depositional Geology, Hawaiian Islands [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01274]
Even a casual, untrained observer will see evidence that opposing forces have formed the Hawaiian Islands. The massive and lofty volcanoes have been scoured, abraded, and lacerated by streams and ...


5. Hawaii Volcanism: Impact on the Environment [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01225]
Fewer than one hundred people have been killed by eruptions in the recorded history of Hawaii, and only one death has occurred in the 20th Century. However, the lava flows are highly destructive to ...


6. Hawaii Volcanism: Lava Forms [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01226]
Over the last several million years the Hawaiian Islands have been built of successive lava flows. They are the most recent additions in a long line of volcanoes that extends up the intersection of ...


7. Mount Pinatubo Revisited; A Study of Lahar Erosion [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01230]
At dawn on June 15, 1991, a cataclysmic eruption began with a tremendous explosion that destroyed ten deserted villages. This eruption deposited approximately 5 to 7 km3 of volcanic fragments in pyroclastic ...


8. Mount Pinatubo, Philippines: June 1991 Eruptions [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01227]
Mount Pinatubo is an andesitic island arc volcano, located on the southern Luzon Island, Philippines. Prior to 1991 it had been dormant for more than 635 years. On April 2, 1991, the volcano, which ...


9. Volcanic Rocks and Features [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01222]
Volcanoes have contributed significantly to the formation of the surface of our planet. Volcanism produced the crust we live on and most of the air we breathe. The remnants of an eruption reveal as ...


10. Volcanoes in Eruption - Set 1 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01221]
The word volcano is used to refer to the opening from which molten rock and gas issue from Earth's interior onto the surface, and also to the cone, hill, or mountain built up around the opening by ...


11. Volcanoes in Eruption - Set 2 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01223]
The word volcano is used to refer to the opening from which molten rock and gas issue from Earth's interior onto the surface, and also to the cone, hill, or mountain built up around the opening by ...


12. 1968 Meckering, Australia Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.6]
The magnitude 6.8 earthquake caused $2.2 million in property damage. This earthquake was particularly efficient in the generation of surface waves.


13. 1980 Mount Saint Helens, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.42]
An earthquake occurred at 15 32 UT, only seconds before the explosion that began the eruption of Mount St. Helens volcano. This eruption and blast blew off the top of the volcano, reducing its elevation ...


14. Cerro Negro, Nicaragua Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.264]
This cinder cone in western Nicaragua has a name that means "black hill." It has erupted more than 20 times since its birth in 1850. Explosive eruptions from the central crater are often accompanied ...


15. null Barcena, Mexico Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.263]
Barcena is on San Benedicto Island, which lies off the coast of Mexico, south of Baja California and west of Mexico City.


16. null Irazu, Costa Rica Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.266]
Located 25 km from San Jose, Irazu is the highest volcano in Costa Rica and also has the country's earliest historic eruption (1772).


17. null Kilauea, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.268]
The basaltic shield volcano on the Island of Hawaii is among the most extensively studied volcanoes in the world. The volcano, with its summit caldera, is located on the east flank of giant Mauna ...


18. null Lamington, Papua New Guinea Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.270]
This dormant stratovolcano in Papua New Guinea suddenly exploded in 1951. Nu?es ardentes (glowing avalanches) shot down the mountain at 100 km per hour, devastated over 200 km2, and killed about 3,000 ...


19. OMI/Aura Sulphur Dioxide (SO2) Total Column 1-orbit L2 Swath 13x24 km V003 (OMSO2) at GES DISC [GES_DISC_OMSO2_V003]
The Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) was launched aboard the EOS-Aura satellite on July 15, 2004 (1:38 pm equator crossing time, ascending mode). OMI with its 2600 km viewing swath width provides ...


20. Disasters of Natural Origin - Killed per Million People [geodata_1627]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level ...


21. Disasters of Natural Origin - Total Affected per Million People [geodata_1624]
Total affected: In EM-DAT, people that have been injured, affected and left homeless after a disaster are included in this category. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, ...


22. Disasters of Natural Origin - Total Affected People [geodata_0885]
Total affected: In EM-DAT, people that have been injured, affected and left homeless after a disaster are included in this category. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, ...


23. Waves/Surges - Killed People [geodata_0603]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level for ...


24. Disasters of Natural Origin - Affected People [geodata_0436]
Affected: People requiring immediate assistance during a period of emergency, i.e. requiring basic survival needs such as food, water, shelter, sanitation and immediate medical assistance (included ...


25. Disasters of Natural Origin - Killed People [geodata_0438]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level ...


26. Wind Storms - Killed People [geodata_0498]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level for ...


27. 2002 Volcanic Activity in Alaska and Kamchatka: Summary of Events and Response of the Alaska Volcano Observatory [USGS_OFR_2004_1058]
The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) tracks activity at the more than 40 historically active volcanoes of the Aleutian Arc. As of December 31, 2002, 24 of these volcanoes are monitored with short-period ...


28. An Assessment of Volcanic Threat and Monitoring Capabilities in the United States: Framework for a National Volcano Early Warning System [USGS_OFR_2005_1164]
A National Volcano Early Warning System NVEWS is being formulated by the Consortium of U.S. Volcano Observatories (CUSVO) to establish a proactive, fully integrated, national-scale monitoring effort ...


29. Preliminary Assessment of Volcanic and Hydrothermal Hazards in Yellowstone National Park and Vicinity [USGS_OFR_2007_1071]
Possible future violent events in the active hydrothermal, magmatic, and tectonic system of Yellowstone National Park pose potential hazards to park visitors and infrastructure. Most of the national ...


30. Publications of the Volcano Hazards Program 2004 [USGS_OFR_2006_1102_VHP_2004]
The Volcano Hazards Program of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is part of the Geologic Hazards Assessments subactivity as funded by Congressional appropriation. Investigations are carried out in ...


31. Volcanic Ash Advisory Centers (VAACS) [VAACS]
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and other Aviation concerns recognized the need to keep aviators informed of volcanic hazards. To that end, nine Volcanic Ash Advisory Centers ...


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