Our Volcanic California


Jun 13, 2017 8:15 am

You might be surprised by how many active volcanoes there are in California. There are eight.  One of the most closely watched is just three hours up the highway from the state capitol. Cal OES has it’s Earthquake, Tsunami and Volcano programs which work directly with the California Geological Survey and the USGS in planning and preparing for volcano eruptions with warning systems, understanding volcano behavior and employing the latest technology for monitoring volcanic activity.

Watch the video below to get a better understanding of our volcanic California.

 

 

Links:

Cal OES Earthquake, Tsunami & Volcano Programs

 

California Volcanoes

USGS California Volcano Observatory

  • List and map of volcanoes in California
  • Hazards Assessment
  • Activity Updates
  • Monitoring

Educational Information

USGS Volcano Hazards Program

  • Learn about U.S. Volcanoes
  • Resources for Educators
  • Volcano Frequently Asked Questions
  • U.S. Volcano List

 How Volcanoes Work

Site is sponsored by NASA under the auspices of Project ALERT (Augmented Learning Environment and Renewable Teaching).

Fact Sheets & Posters

USGS Volcano Hazards Program Fact Sheets & Posters

 

Volcano Preparedness

Key Facts about Preparing for a Volcano Eruption

Volcano Eruption Fact Sheet – Available in many languages and large font

FEMA Volcano Preparedness

American Red Cross – Volcano Safety Tips

Volcanic Ash Facts and Guidance

NOAA Volcanic Ash Advisory Center

 

Volcano Recovery

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – Volcanoes

Key Facts about Protecting Yourself after a Volcanic Eruption

 

Other sites with Volcano information:

Seismic Safety Commission – Volcanoes

LASSEN WEB CAM

CALIFORNIA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY WEB CAMS AND GALLERIES

 

Multimedia

Clear Lake Volcanic Field

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Coso Volcanic Field

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Lassen Volcanic Center

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Lavic Lake Volcanic Field

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Long Valley Caldera

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Mammoth Mountain

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Medicine Lake

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Mono Lake Volcanic Field

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Mono-Inyo Chain

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Mount Shasta

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