USGS Volcano Hazards Program

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Link to Resource: https://volcanoes.usgs.gov/index.html
Resource Type:Geoscience Organizations; Organizations
Language:English
Organization:United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Summary:"The USGS Volcano Hazards Program (VHP) monitors and studies active and potentially active volcanoes, assesses their hazards, and conducts research on how volcanoes work in order for the USGS to issue """"timely warnings"""" of potential volcanic hazards to emergency-management professionals and the public. Thus, in addition to collecting and interpreting the best possible scientific information, the program works to effectively communicate its scientific findings and volcanic activity alerts to authorities and the public."
Subjects: natural hazards; usgs; volcano
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