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Volcano Hazards Program

October 25, 2008

Diagram of common volcano hazards. The U.S. Geological Survey Volcano Hazards Program (VHP) monitors unrest and eruptions at U.S. volcanoes, assesses potential hazards, responds to volcanic crises, and conducts research on how volcanoes work. When conditions change at a monitored volcano, the VHP issues public advisories and warnings to alert emergency-management authorities and the public. See to learn more about volcanoes and find out what's happening now.

Publication Year 2008
Title Volcano Hazards Program
DOI 10.3133/gip74
Authors Dina Y. Venezky, Bobbie Myers, Carolyn Driedger
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title General Information Product
Series Number 74
Index ID gip74
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Volcano Hazards Program