NSS Convention ~ July 25-30, 2021

USGS Volcano Image

Suggested Reading

  • By Robert I. Tilling, U.S. Geological Survey
St. Pierre on the island of Martinique.

The port city of St. Pierre on the island of Martinique; Mont Pelée is in the background. In 1902, this city was entirely destroyed by pyroclastic flows; about 30,000 people died.

  • Decker, Robert, and Decker, Barbara, 1989, Volcanoes: W.H. Freeman and Company, New York, 285 p. (Revised edition).
  • Editors, 1982, Volcano:- in the series Planet Earth, Alexandria, Virginia, Time-Life Books, 176 p.
  • Harris, S.L., 1988, Fire mountains of the West: The Cascade and Mono Lake Volcanoes: Missoula, Montana, Mountain Press Publishing Company, 379 p.
  • Heliker, Christina, 1990, Volcanic and seismic hazards on the Island of Hawaii: Reston, Virginia, U.S. Geological Survey, 48 p.
  • Macdonald, G.A., 1972, Volcanoes: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, Prentice-Hall, Inc., 510 p.
  • Simkin, Tom, Tilling, R.l., Taggart, J.N., Jones, W.J., and Spall, Henry, compilers, 1989, This dynamic planet: World Map of volcanoes, earthquakes, and plate tectonics: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, prepared in cooperation with the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. (scale 1 :30,000,000 at equator).
  • Tilling, R.l., Heliker, Christina, and Wright, T.L., 1989, Eruptions of Hawaiian volcanoes: Past, present, and future: Reston, Virginia, U.S. Geological Survey, 54 p.
  • Tilling, R.l., Topinka, Lyn, and Swanson, D.A., 1990, Eruptions of Mount St. Helens: Past, present, and future: Reston, Virginia, U.S. Geological Survey, 56 p. (Revised edition).
  • Tilling, R.l., 1991, Monitoring active volcanoes: Reston, Virginia, U.S. Geological Survey, 13 p. (Revised edition).
  • Wood, C.A., and Kienle, Jurgen, 1990, Volcanoes of North America: United States and Canada: New York, Cambridge University Press, 354 p.


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