Volcano Hazards Program Fact Sheets and Posters

General Volcano Information | Alaska | Arizona | California | Hawaii | Oregon | Washington | Yellowstone

General volcano information


  • The Alaska Volcano Observatory—Expanded Monitoring of Volcanoes Yields Results FS-2004-3084 pdf html
  • Volcanic Ash—Danger to Aircraft in the North Pacific FS-030-97 pdf html
  • Can Another Great Eruption Happen in Alaska? FS-075-98 pdf html
  • Historically Active Volcanoes in Alaska—A Quick Reference FS-118-00 pdf html
  • The Kamchatkan Volcanic Eruption Response Team (KVERT); (Russian version, pdf only) FS-064-02 pdf html


  • Red Mountain Volcano—A Spectacular and Unusual Cinder Cone in Northern Arizona FS-024-02 pdf html
  • The San Francisco Volcanic Field, Arizona FS-017-01 pdf html


  • Sutter Buttes—The Lone Volcano in California's Great Valley FS-2011-3024 FS-2011-3024 pdf html
  • Boiling Water at Hot Creek—The Dangerous and Dynamic Thermal Springs in California's Long Valley Caldera FS 2007-3045 pdf html
  • Living With a Restless Caldera—Long Valley, California FS-108-96 pdf html
  • Invisible CO2 Gas Killing Trees at Mammoth Mountain, California FS-172-96 pdf html
  • Future Eruptions in California's Long Valley Area—What's Likely? FS-073-97 pdf html
  • "Hot Water" in Lassen Volcanic National Park—Fumaroles, Steaming Ground, and Boiling Mudpots FS-101-02 pdf html
  • Volcano Hazards of the Lassen Volcanic National Park Area, California FS-022-00 pdf html
  • Eruptions of Lassen Peak, California, 1914-1917 FS-173-98 pdf html
  • How Old is "Cinder Cone"?—Solving a Mystery in Lassen Volcanic Park, California FS-023-00 pdf html
  • Scientific Drilling in Long Valley, California—What Will We Learn? FS-077-98 pdf html


  • Mauna Loa—History, Hazards, and Risk of Living With the World's Largest Volcano pdf
  • Earthquakes in Hawai'i—an underappreciated but serious hazard pdf
  • The Story of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory—A Remarkable First 100 Years of Tracking Eruptions and Earthquakes pdf
  • Kilauea—An explosive volcano in Hawai`i? FS-3011-3064 pdf html
  • Eruptions of Hawaiian Volcanoes—Past, Present, and Future GIP-117 pdf html
  • Hawaii's Volcanoes Revealed (poster)
  • The Pu`u `O`o - Kupaianaha Eruption of Kilauea Volcano, Hawai`i, 1983 to 2003 FS-144-02 pdf html
  • Living on Active Volcanoes—the Island of Hawai`i FS-074-97 pdf html
  • Volcanic Air Pollution—A Hazard in Hawai`i FS-169-97 pdf html
  • Viewing Lava Safely—Common Sense is Not Enough FS-152-00 pdf html



  • Mount St. Helens, 1980 to Now—What's going on? FS-2013-3014 pdf html
  • 30 Cool Facts about Mount St. Helens (2010 poster)
  • A New Perspective on Mount St. Helens - Dramatic Landform Change and Associated Hazards at the Most Active Volcano in the Cascade Range (2008 poster)
  • Rebuilding Mount St. Helens (2006 poster)
  • Mount St. Helens Erupts Again: Activity from September 2004 through March 2005 FS-2005-3036 pdf html
  • Pre-1980 Eruptive History of Mount St. Helens, Washington Fact Sheet 2005-3045 pdf html
  • Mount St. Helens—From the 1980 Eruption to 2000 FS-036-00 pdf html
  • Mount Rainier—Living Safely With a Volcano in Your Backyard (supersedes Mount Rainier—Learning to Live with Volcanic Risk, FS-034-02) FS-2008-3062  pdf html
  • Mount Baker—Living With an Active Volcano FS-059-00 pdf html
  • Glacier Peak—History and Hazards of a Cascade Volcano FS-058-00 pdf html

Wyoming, Yellowstone Volcanic Plateau

  • Steam Explosions, Earthquakes, and Volcanic Eruptions—What's in Yellowstone's Future? FS-2005-3024 pdf html
  • Tracking Changes in Yellowstone's Restless Volcanic System FS-100-03 pdf html