Volcanology Short Course

If your interested in a short course in volcanology download the .pdf files located below. The course encompasses volcanism, volcano types and their deposits. I hope you enjoy their content. Please note these files are copyright and other than for private study purposes cannot be used commercially (i.e. teaching). The notes are at University Geology 101 and 201 level.


LEFT: Fire fountain. Low viscosity basalitic magma is released along divergent boundary in Iceland.










Explosive eruptions


Lavas 2

Volcanic hazards

Volcanic deposits

Volcano types

Volcanoclastic deposits

Volcanology Wet explosive eruptions

Photographs taken of Turvurvur Volcanic Eruption, Rabaul, PNG


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