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Volcano

Vents in the surface of the Earth through which magma and associated gases erupt; also, the forms of structures, usually conical, that are produced by the erupted material. source: USGS

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Citizen scientists safeguarding communities around the ‘throat of fire’ volcano

25 Aug 2014, redOrbit

'Community based monitoring has the potential to reduce risk by providing useful data, fostering collaboration between scientists and communities, and providing a way in which citizens are empowered to take actions to preserve lives and livelihoods,' according to the new report based on a University of East Anglia research...


Number of volcano occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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