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What are volcano hazards?

October 1, 1997

Volcanoes give rise to numerous geologic and hydrologic hazards. U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists are assessing hazards at many of the almost 70 active and potentially active volcanoes in the United States. They are closely monitoring activity at the most dangerous of these volcanoes and are prepared to issue warnings of impending eruptions or other hazardous events.

Citation Information

Publication Year 1997
Title What are volcano hazards?
DOI 10.3133/fs00297
Authors Bobbie Myers, Steven R. Brantley, Peter R. Stauffer, James W. Hendley
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 002-97
Index ID fs00297
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Cascades Volcano Observatory