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Follow the advice of your local emergency management or civil defence agency
News: Ash eruptions from Popoctépetl volcano (México)
 eruption and mitigation resources

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Popoctépetl (México)
April 18, 2012

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PCC - Villa la Angostura 2011
Gustavo Villarosa

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Grímsvötn 2011 Calistemon

Volcanic ash impacts and management
Ashfall Impacts Working Group - Resources for public, emergency managers and utility operators covering: Agriculture, Buildings, Communication, Health, Power Supply, Transportation, Water Supply, Waste Water and Clean-up

Ash Impacts

Health impacts and preparedness information
International Volcanic Health Hazard Network - Experts, resources and guidelines focussed on the health effects of volcanic emissions, in particular the health hazard of inhaling volcanic ash and gas

Look for your latest local volcano alerts
Directory by the World Organisation of Volcano Observatories. Look through the list for your local observatory.

Link to aviation ash forecasts - then click on map
Volcanic Ash Advisory Centers

Airports, wastewater, water supply, transport, electricity
Preparedness posters from AELG VISG
Weekly activity reports, volcano histories
The Smithsonian Institute Global Volcanism Program - Search for your volcano in the top right, or get this weeks update from the 'Volcanic Activity Reports' menu at the top.
Teaching and education resource clearinghouse
Cities and Volcanoes Commission
Courses, education material, presentations, workshops
VHUB - Collaborative volcano research and risk mitigation

Directory of world volcano 'cams' NOAA NOAA volcano cams

 informal resources
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Puyehue-Cordón Caulle 2011 RFL
Twitter grid following 9 example hashtags to get you started:
#erupt #volcano #katla #ashtag #eruption #puyehue #[type_volcano_name] #volcanic #ashcloud
Work out the hashtags most used for your eruption and follow them
the volcanism blog   |   eruptions   |   volcano live   Blogs NOAA volcano cams
Volcanic eruption news Google News search Google Volcano News


International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior
Bulletin of Volcanology Publisher: Springer-Verlag Heidelberg
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research Publisher: Elsevier
Journal of Applied Volcanology Publisher: SpringerOpen free access
Geoscience departments, societies, surveys from Institut für Geowissenschaften MAINZ

 meetings and conferences

19-23 November 2012, Colima, Mexico Cities on Volcanoes 7 - for communities and scientists
20-24 July 2013, Kagoshima, Japan IAVCEI Scientific Assembly

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