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Title Comment Keywords
Lassen Volcanic National Park n.a. / n.a. Lassen, volcano, Cascade Range, volcanic eruption
Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument n.a. / n.a. Sunset Crater, volcano, cinder cone, lava, seismology, volcanology, plate tectonics, rock, mineral, geologic time, geologic map, earthquake, seismogram
Photo glossary of volcano terms n.a. / n.a. volcano, glossary
Volcano and Hydrologic Hazards, Features, and Terminology n.a. / n.a. glossary, volcano, water, hazard, feature
Glossary of Volcano and Related Terminology n.a. / n.a. glossary, volcano
Savage Earth n.a. / n.a. hazard, earthquake, volcano, plate tectonics
Convection 03:16 - 03:38 (00:22) / 0.4 MB convection, "internal heat engine", earthquake, volcano
1912 Mount Katmai Eruption 15:26 - 16:40 (01:14) / 1.8 MB volcano, "volcanic eruption", "Mount Katmai", Alaska, "John Eichelberger"
Gravimeter 16:40 - 16:59 (00:19) / 0.6 MB volcano, "volcanic eruption", "Mount Katmai", Alaska, gravimeter, GPS
The Restless Planet 30 minutes / n.a. atmosphere, planet, volcano, "plate tectonics", ocean, mantle, life, convection
Differentiation 11:36 - 12:05 (00:29) / 0.9 MB "James Sadd", differentiation, volcano, earthquake, ocean, atmosphere, "magnetic field"
Oceanic Lava's Source 14:31 - 14:59 (00:28) / 0.3 MB volcano, mantle
Just Add Water 16:45 - 17:48 (01:03) / 1.5 MB "water vapor", volcano, comet, "David Stevenson", ocean
Earth is Alive 20:24 - 20:47 (00:23) / 0.7 MB "J. Lawford Anderson", "radioactive decay", earthquake, volcano, life, ocean, atmosphere, water
Convection 21:43 - 22:32 (00:49) / 1.1 MB convection, mantle, earthquake, volcano, mountain
Sea Floor Volcanoes 07:58 - 08:33 (00:35) / 0.3 MB volcano, "abyssal plain", seamount, "mid-oceanic ridge"
Introduction to Plate Tectonics 00:40 - 01:29 (00:49) / 0.6 MB introduction, "James Sadd", "Solar System", Earth, planet, earthquake, ocean, volcano, glaciation, "plate tectonics", landform
Theory of Plate Tectonics 01:29 - 02:15 (00:46) / 0.5 MB "James Sadd", "plate tectonics", crust, continent, mantle, collision, "ocean basin", orogeny, mountain, volcano, eruption, earthquake, landform
Plate Dynamics 30 minutes / n.a. "plate tectonics", plate, volcano, mantle, convection, subduction, crust, continent, "oceanic crust", orogeny, mountain, earthquake, "convergent plate margin", "hot spot"
Introduction to Plate Dynamics 00:40 - 01:04 (00:24) / 0.5 MB introduction, "lava flow", Hawaii, crust, deformation, volcano
Plate Boundaries 01:04 - 02:38 (01:34) / 0.8 MB "James Sadd", collision, valley, mountain, plate, crust, continent, "plate margin", earthquake, volcano, "deep-sea trench", "San Andreas Fault", California, "North American Plate", "Pacific Plate", orogeny, "geologic hazard", oil, "mineral resource", landscape, mechanism
Rift Zone 02:59 - 04:01 (01:02) / 1.4 MB "plate tectonics", "convergent plate margin", Iceland, "mid-Atlantic ridge", "mid-oceanic ridge", rift, landscape, earthquake, geyser, "hot spring", crust, "lava flow", "volcanic ash", basalt, fissure, volcano, plate, magma, "divergent plate"
Sea Floor Spreading 04:35 - 05:33 (00:58) / 0.5 MB "plate tectonics", "oceanic crust", crust, magma, volcano, "divergent plate", "mid-oceanic ridge", rift, "sea floor spreading", plate, topography, orogeny, collision, "deep-sea trench", subduction
Ocean-Ocean Convergence Zone 05:33 - 06:10 (00:37) / 0.4 MB "Jason Saleeby", "plate tectonics", "convergent plate", crust, "ocean-ocean convergence zone", "Mariana Trench", "volcanic chain", "lava flow", basalt, "oceanic crust", "continental crust", subduction, volcano, eruption
Ocean-Continent Convergence Zone 06:10 - 06:37 (00:27) / 0.3 MB "Jason Saleeby", "plate tectonics", "oceanic crust", "continental crust", plate, subduction, Andes, "South America", "Pacific Plate", continent, andesite, rhyolite, "volcanic chain", volcano, "granitic rock", eruption
Continental Margin Subduction 08:41 - 09:05 (00:24) / 0.3 MB "plate tectonics", subduction, "continental margin", continent, andesite, "volcanic chain", volcano, landscape, eruption, "divergent plate", magma, gas, basalt, viscosity
Large Mountain Ranges and Plateaus 09:26 - 09:45 (00:19) / 0.2 MB mountain, plateau, orogeny, "plate tectonics", continent, subduction, "sea floor", volcano, collision
Hot Spots 21:20 - 22:09 (00:49) / 0.5 MB plate, "plate tectonics", convection, mantle, rock, lithosphere, "mantle plume", atmosphere, "hot spot", volcano
Seamounts 22:09 - 23:16 (01:07) / 0.8 MB "Tanya L. Atwater", topography, "sea floor", seamount, "volcanic cone", "hot spot", volcano, "lava flow", plate, Hawaii, island, Aleutians, "Pacific Plate"
Loihi 24:37 - 25:29 (00:52) / 0.5 MB theory, Hawaii, "hot spot", "Pacific Plate", "mantle plume", island, volcano, "sea floor"
Conclusion 25:55 - 26:53 (00:58) / 0.6 MB "James Sadd", "plate tectonics", modeling, theory, earthquake, volcano, mountain, orogeny, "sea floor spreading", mechanism, plate, "North American Continent", "Pacific Ocean", Rockies, "Alfred Wegener", "continental drift"
The Ring of Fire n.a. / n.a. Ring of Fire, hazard, volcano, earthquake, Mount St. Helens, plate tectonics
Introduction 00:40 - 01:49 (01:09) / 1.3 MB introduction, mountain, orogeny, crust, uplift, erosion, fault, volcano, plate, "James Sadd"
Orogeny at the Edge of Continents 09:29 - 10:36 (01:07) / 1.3 MB sediment, orogeny, lithosphere, continent, "convergent plate", pressure, subduction, volcano, "island arc", "continental margin", trench, uplift, heat, melting, "metamorphic rock", crust, "igneous rock", granite
Dance of the Continents 25:14 - 26:48 (01:34) / 1.2 MB mountain, orogeny, continent, "oceanic crust", collision, subduction, "convergent plate margin", orogeny, erosion, "convergent plate", supercontinent, Alaska, "sea floor spreading", "strike-slip fault", "North American Continent", "Mediterranean Sea", "ocean basin", Africa, Europe, volcano, earthquake, "James Sadd"
Extinction of Dinosaurs 15:13 - 16:47 (01:34) / 1.4 MB dinosaur, fossil, track, climate, Mesozoic, predation, environment, extinction, volcano, atmosphere, asteroid
Volcanism 30 minutes / n.a. volcano, eruption, magma, lava, vent, "volcanic ash", temperature, gas, viscosity, "shield volcano", pumice, dome, "composite volcano", "plate tectonics"
Introduction to Volcanism 00:40 - 01:22 (00:42) / 1.3 MB introduction, Greeks, volcano, Roman, "Middle Ages"
Volcanism in the Solar System 01:22 - 02:19 (00:57) / 1.3 MB volcano, "Voyager Space Probe", Earth, Moon, Jupiter, Mars, Venus, "Olympus Mons", Io, "Mount Everest", "volcanic gas", atmosphere, water, ocean, stream
Volcanoes and Magma 02:19 - 03:46 (01:27) / 1.9 MB "James Sadd", volcano, magma, "interior of the Earth", eruption, "volcanic gas", "volcanic ash", atmosphere, climate, Sun, "sea floor", "mid-oceanic ridge", crust
Hawaiian Hot Spot Hypothesis 03:46 - 05:20 (01:34) / 2.8 MB "Robert Tilling", volcano, plate, magma, "pillow lava", fissure, temperature, Hawaii, "divergent plate", "Pacific Plate", basalt, "lava flow", eruption, "oceanic hot spot"
Shield Volcanoes 05:20 - 06:05 (00:45) / 1.5 MB "Robert Tilling", volcano, "divergent plate", "oceanic hot spot", eruption, "lava flow", basalt, flow, "shield volcano"
Eruptions From Rift Zones 06:05 - 06:45 (00:40) / 1.0 MB volcano, eruption, crater, "shield volcano", Hawaii, fissure, "rift zone", gravity, stress, pressure, magma, "lava flow", "summit vent", Kilauea
Composite Volcanoes 06:45 - 07:19 (00:34) / 0.6 MB volcano, "composite volcano", eruption, "lava flow", "convergent plate", "Pacific Ocean", "oceanic hot spot", "divergent plate", flow
Volcanic Gas 07:19 - 08:18 (00:59) / 2.0 MB "James Sadd", volcano, eruption, "volcanic gas", atmosphere, water, "carbon dioxide", sulfur, nitrogen, ocean, "lava flow", basalt, "shield volcano", pressure
Explosiveness of An Eruption 08:18 - 08:40 (00:22) / 0.7 MB volcano, "volcanic gas", eruption, temperature, composition, magma, silica, viscosity
Pumice 09:34 - 09:51 (00:17) / 0.4 MB pumice, eruption, viscosity, gas, magma, volcano
Cinder Cones 11:10 - 11:51 (00:41) / 0.9 MB "James Sadd", volcano, "cinder cone", cinder, "composite volcano", "shield volcano", "volcanic ash", "lava flow", eruption
Volcanoes Far From Plate Margins 11:51 - 13:20 (01:29) / 2.7 MB "Richard Hazlett", "Robert Tilling", volcano, "convergent plate margin", "divergent plate margin", "oceanic hot spot", desert, California, subduction, "cinder cone", crust, tension, fracture, "plate tectonics", pressure, magma, eruption
Volcanoes Die With Changes In Plate Boundaries 13:20 - 14:07 (00:47) / 0.8 MB "James Sadd", volcano, "convergent plate margin", "Panam Crater", gas, eruption, crater, pumice, magma, vent, plug, dome, obsidian, viscosity, silica
Monitoring Volcanoes 14:44 - 16:10 (01:26) / 3.0 MB "Robert Tilling", volcano, prediction, "ground deformation", uplift, "seismic monitoring", earthquake, magma, fracture
Forecasting Major Volcanic Eruptions 16:10 - 16:39 (00:29) / 0.7 MB prediction, volcano
Mt. Katmai Eruption 16:39 - 17:50 (01:11) / 2.0 MB eruption, "Mount Katmai", Alaska, "volcanic ash", pumice, gas, volcano, "National Geographic Expedition", "Robert Fiske Griggs", vent, fumerole, swamp, woodland, "Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes"
Noverupta 17:50 - 18:26 (00:36) / 0.8 MB eruption, "Mount Katmai", Alaska, volcano, "National Geographic Expedition", Noverupta, "lava flow", dome, crater, caldera, magma, vent
Challenge of Field Work at Katmai 18:26 - 19:55 (01:29) / 2.2 MB "John Eichelberger", volcano, dome, fumerole, "Mount Katmai", park, wilderness, climate, geologist
A Unique Eruption 19:55 - 20:24 (00:29) / 0.5 MB "Mount Katmai", volcano, eruption, vent, caldera, geologist
Indirect Techniques Needed to Uncover Evidence 20:24 - 21:05 (00:41) / 1.2 MB volcano, geologist, vent, eruption
Magnetic Properties of Volcanic Rocks 21:48 - 22:48 (01:00) / 1.5 MB "Thomas Redfield", magnetism, geophysicist, vent, "magnetic field", temperature, "proton precession magnetometer", "diurnal variation", Noverupta, iron, dome, volcano
Gravity Measurements 22:48 - 23:44 (00:56) / 1.4 MB "Andrew Goodliffe", vent, "Mount Katmai", Noverupta, "volcanic ash", pumice, gravity, geophysicist, mass, volcano
Ore Deposits and Volcanoes 23:44 - 24:24 (00:40) / 1.4 MB geologist, "Mount Katmai", "ore deposit", volcano, fumerole, gas, "Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes", eruption, stream, "volcanic ash", sublimation
Katmai Research Project 24:24 - 25:42 (01:18) / 2.3 MB "John Eichelberger", volcano, "Mount Katmai", eruption, prediction, "ore deposit", magma, temperature, "igneous rock", "hydrothermal system", geothermal, energy
Benefits of Volcanoes 25:42 - 26:30 (00:48) / 1.2 MB "James Sadd", volcano, "geologic hazard", soil, plant, agriculture, "hot spring", geothermal, energy, Iceland
Conclusion 26:30 - 26:59 (00:29) / 0.7 MB "James Sadd", volcano, agriculture, "ocean basin", water, ocean, atmosphere, geologist
Mountains of Fire n.a. / n.a. hazard, volcano, volcanic eruption
The Volcanoes of North America n.a. / n.a. volcano, active volcano
Montserrat: An Island Under Siege n.a. / n.a. Montserrat, volcano, hazard
Volcanoes on Other Planets n.a. / n.a. planet, volcano, Venus
Volcanic Eruption n.a. / n.a. volcano, stratovolcano, hazard
Intrusive Igneous Rocks 30 minutes / n.a. magma, igneous, crystal, crust, granite, basalt, plutonic, volcano, intrusion, pluton, mineral, felsic, andesite, "plate tectonics"
Volcanic Eruptions 00:40 - 02:04 (01:24) / 1.6 MB volcano, eruption, "lava flow", magma, crust, mantle, crystallization, intrusion, "igneous rock", "Mount Saint Helens", Kilauea, "James Sadd"
Igneous Rocks 02:04 - 03:09 (01:05) / 1.1 MB volcano, "James Hutton", "Abraham Vernor", granite, Scotland, "igneous rock", eruption, volcano, magma
Igneous Rocks 02:04 - 03:09 (01:05) / 1.1 MB volcano, "James Hutton", "Abraham Vernor", granite, Scotland, "igneous rock", eruption, volcano, magma
Heating Magma 03:09 - 03:59 (00:50) / 0.8 MB volcano, "David Sigurdson", heat, radioactivity, isotope, potassium, thorium, uranium, decay, magma
Ocean Basalt 13:04 - 13:49 (00:45) / 0.6 MB ocean, ridge, "spreading center", magma, mantle, crystal, basalt, subduction, crust, volcano, "rim of fire", "J. Lawford Anderson"
Other Plutonic Igneous Rocks 16:24 - 17:40 (01:16) / 1.5 MB continent, crust, mantle, subduction, andesite, diorite, "convergent plate", melting, upwelling, basalt, "lava flow", crust, felsic, viscosity, volcano, pluton, "David Sigurdson"
Introduction to Mass Wasting 00:40 - 02:02 (01:22) / 2.1 MB introduction, "Nevado Del Ruiz Volcano", Colombia, "South America", eruption, heat, melting, glacier, volcano, water, flood, mountain, soil, tree, boulder, Armero, mud, "geologic hazard"
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