Sites about research on volcanoes, or on some aspect of volcanology.
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The Electronic Volcano
A pioneer site started by Professor Dick Stoiber at Dartmouth College providing information on active volcanoes. Not well updated since 1997, but older information is excellent.
Killer Lake Nyos in Africa
Carbon dioxide gas outbursts from lakes Nyos and Monoun in Cameroon, West Africa, killed hundreds of people. A controlled degassing operation is scheduled to begin in January, 2001, for reducing the risk of future carbon dioxide suffocation.
Lake Nyos, Cameroon, West Africa
Eruption of carbon dioxide from Lake Nyos killed hundreds. A controlled degassing experiment is planned to reduce this hazard.
Merapi Volcano, Java
Bibliography, monitoring techniques and photos about one of the most dangerous volcano in the world.
Database of links to peer-reviewed volcanology papers. Provides archives and a submission form.
Smithsonian Institution - Global Volcanism Program
The Global Volcanism Program (GVP) seeks better understanding of all volcanoes through documenting their eruptions during the past 10,000 years.
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