Volcanic Ash: Volcanism

Volcanic Ash: Volcanism

This module is the second in the four-part Volcanic Ash series. It provides information about the geological, and geophysical processes related to volcanic activity and volcanic ash in the atmosphere and on the ground. It discusses four types of volcanic eruptions and describes six major volcanic hazards:

  • Tephra
  • Pyroclastic flow
  • Lahar
  • Lava flow
  • Volcanic gas
  • Tsunami