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affiche 600x800-GB.aiIf you live in or visit a volcanic area:
Prepare by examining the community’s emergency plan, if there is one, together with
your family. Contact the mayor’s office for details.
For more information, refer to official civil For more information, refer to official civil protection information.protection information.
Monitoring
Fortunately, most of the time, monitoring helps us anticipate eruptions and prepare for evacuation.
Scientists have several types of monitoring and observation systems available.
Timescale
Eruptions can last a few hours to several years. Between erup- tions, volcanoes can remain quiet for several hundred of years.
Colima (Mexico)
teide (Spain)
piton de la fournaise (La réunion Island)
phlegrean fields, vesuvius and etna
(Italy)
furnas
Colima
TEIDE
= Eruption or period of multiple eruptions at or near named volcano
= Example of major eruptions
lahar (mud) flow (see zoom below)
lahar (mud) flow
ash or tephra fall
Volcano Shapes: Different types of volcanoes have various shapes due to the eruption type and the nature of magma they erupt.
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furnas
Colima
TEIDE
= Eruption or a period of multiple eruptions at or near a particular volcano
= Example of major eruptions
“This brochure has received funding from the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme [FP7/2007-2013] under the MED-SUV project: grant agreement n° 308665”.
2015 - Design Kalankaa / Illustrations: Hélène Fournier: graphisme-medical.fr/
A look at volcano risk for young students. Produced bythe MED-SUV project.y
http://med-suv.eu/
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