Volcano Resources

Education and Learning

The learning materials related to the workshop "A case study in volcanic crisis management, Mt Pinatubo 1991 eruption" held in 2010 at EOS can be found below. 

Maps

This map of Southeast Asia shows the volcanoes with historical eruptions (less than 10 000 years old).

Major tectonic structures around Mayon volcano (southeast Luzon, Philippines): central segment of the Philippine fault and the major fault splays identified south and north of it (after 

Monitoring instruments network on Mayon volcano, Philippines. Mayon is one of EOS Lab Volcanoes.

Map of the "Ring of Fire" showing volcanoes, seismicity and plate boundaries around the Pacific Ocean.

Photo Library

In 2010 the Merapi experienced a dome collapse, which generated powerful pyroclastic flows.

Batur is an active volcano located on the island of Bali, east of Java, in Indonesia. It is standing at the centre of two concentric calderas formed more than 20 000 years ago.

Analogous experiment designed to investigate the effect of solidification on a propagating dyke.

Gede volcano, located in the western part of Java, is one of EOS Lab Volcanoes.

View of the Gede volcano's crater, western Java, Indonesia. Gede is one of EOS Lab Volcanoes.

Gede volcano, west of Java, is one of EOS Lab Volcanoes. It is located less than a hundred kilometres south of Jakarta, the indonesian capital.

Lahars are mudflows rushing down the slopes of volcanoes. They are caused by the remobilization of ashes during rainfalls on recent volcanic deposits.

The Pu'u 'O'o vent of the Kilauea volcano is in constant eruption since 1983.

Mayon volcano is located on the island of Luzon, in the Philippines. It is one of EOS Lab Volcanoes.

Mayon is one of EOS Lab Volcanoes, located on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. It is a very active stratovolcano that often produces pyroclastic flows and lahars.

WOVOdat Project Leader Antonius Ratdomopurbo showing a rock sample to field seminar participants.

Assistant Professor Fidel Costa and field seminar participants discussing the petrology of Merapi's 2010 pyroclastic flow.

Merapi volcano is located near the city of Yogyakarta, central Java. This stratovolcano is one of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia.

In June 2006, after several months of unrest, several pyroclastic flows rushed down the southern slopes of the Merapi.

Merbabu stratovolcano, view from the north face of the Merapi. Merbabu's last eruption occurred in 1797.

Deformed crystal of olivine, optical zoning.

View on one of the vents inside the Rabaul caldera. Rabaul is located on the island of New Britain, west of Papua-New Guinea.

Salak volcano is located in western Java, Indonesia. It is one of EOS Lab Volcanoes.

Santa Maria is a stratovolcano infamous for its large plinian eruption of 1902, which devastated the region.

The Merapi Volcano Observatory is a facility of the Centre of Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation in Yogyakarta, Indone

The Soufrière Hills Volcano is located on the island of Montserrat, in the West Indies.

Soufrière Hills Volcano is located on the island of Montserrat, West Indies. It is active since 1995, with frequent dome collapses.

Sumbing and Sundoro stratovolcanoes, view from the north face of the Merapi. Sumbing erupted for the last time during the 18th century, and Sundoro in 1971.

Kelimutu volcano is located on the island of Flores in Indonesia. It has three summit crater lakes of various colours.

Kelimutu volcano is located on the island of Flores in Indonesia. It has three summit crater lakes of various colours.

Software

DIPRA is a user-friendly program to model multi-element diffusion in olivine with applications to timescales of magmatic processes. This software was created by Társilo Girona and Fidel Costa.

EOS Knowledge Capsule Videos

This Knowledge Capsule summarizes the ongoing research of Assistant Professor Fidel Costa and his team on the petrology of the Merapi Volcano in Indonesia.

Curriculum

Little Guilin is probably Singapore's most dramatic and accessible exposure of bedrock, showing two stages of magma intrusion more than 230 million years ago to form plutonic igneous rocks.

Illustrations

Left hand side: Inversion results for n = 1, Q = 170, f = 10 Hz and b = 1 km s−1 .

Videos

This film is about the people who live around Mayon, the most active and most destructive volcano in The Philippines.

Images

Analogous experiment designed to investigate the effect of solidification on a propagating dyke.

Slide Presentations