The Smithsonian Institution Global Volcanism Program and the USGS work together

The Smithsonian Institution Global Volcanism Program and the USGS work together

The Smithsonian Institution Global Volcanism Program and the USGS work together to compile a list of new and changing volcanic activity worldwide. NOAA also uses this information to issue Volcanic Ash Advisories to alert aircraft of volcanic ash in the air.
Activities
Go to the Weekly Volcanic Activity Report page at http://volcano.si.eduLinks to an external site..
What information is displayed on this page?
Click on Weekly Report. List the new volcanic activity locations. List three ongoing volcanic activity locations.
Click on the name of a volcano under New Activity/Unrest.
3.Where is this volcano located? Be sure to include the city, country, volcanic region name, latitude, and longitude.
4. What is the primary volcanic type?
Do some investigating online and in your textbook. What are the key characteristics for this type of volcano?
Briefly describe the most recent activity. How was this activity observed?
What are the dates for the most recent activity?
Click on Eruptive History. What is the earliest date listed for this volcano?
Find this volcano on the map on the previous page. Is this volcano near a plate boundary? If so, between which plates? (Use your textbook to determine the location of plate boundaries.)
http://volcano.si.eduLinks to an external site.

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