Of Interest to the Volcanophile
Here are some interesting links to information about volcanoes.
A “Geonarrative” titled “Volcanic Landscapes”
“Field-trip guides to selected volcanoes and volcanic landscapes of the western United States”: USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2017-5022,”
In 2017 the USGS published its latest general-interest product (GIP) titled “Kilauea Summit Eruption/Lava Returns to Halema’uma’u.” This 24 minute video has fabulous shots of an active volcano YouTube Link.
In January 2018, the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory (YVO) inaugurated a new feature/link on its website called the “Yellowstone Caldera Chronicles.” Click here to see this new link.
YVO’s new link is analogous to, and inspired by, the highly popular weekly column, called “Volcano Watch” , written by scientists and affiliates of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO). Click here to access Volcano Watch.
One of the very best documentaries made about the 1991 Pinatubo eruption (Philippines), world’s largest since 1912. Click to Watch
A six-day field trip to the Yellowstone thermal area. Field Guide Morgan, L.A., Shanks, W.C.P., Lowenstern, J.B., Farrell, J.M., and Robinson, J.E., 2017, Geologic field-trip guide to the volcanic and hydrothermal landscape of the Yellowstone Plateau: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2017–5022–P, 100 p.
Why is Kilauea Volcano (Hawaii) ranked as no. 1 volcanic threat in the U.S., and Yellowstone caldera is ranked as no. 21? Check out this new USGS publication to learn the reasons why. Also, you can find the relative threat rankings for any of your other favorite U.S. volcanoes.