USGS Volcano Hazards Program

Saved in:
Link to Resource:
Resource Type:Geoscience Organizations; Organizations
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
Tags: Add Tag
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!

Similar Items