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Inside Look: California’s Sleeping Giants

Jun 12, 2017 1:36 pm

California is known for earthquakes, but did you know we are also home to eight active volcanoes and more than 500 volcanic vents? What is the likelihood of a volcano erupting in California? In this week’s Inside Look, we talk to the people monitoring California’s volcanoes.




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 … continue reading »

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