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Unformatted text preview: Plate Tectonic Settings of Volcanism (spreading centers, subduction zones, hot spots) Volcanic eruption products (lava, pyroclastic materials) Volcanic landforms (cinder cones, shield volcanoes,stratovolcanoes,lava domes, calderas) Chapter 7 Volcanic Hazards and Mitigation Volcanic Hazards Pyroclastic flows and surges Volcanic mudflows (lahars) Ash and pumice falls Poisonous gases Lava flows Volcanic precursor events (eruption warnings) and monitoring these events Mitigation of damage from lava flows Populations at Risk American Pacific Northwest (the Cascade Range) Yellowstone hot spot Chapter 8 Landslides Factors that contribute to a slopes ability to resist sliding Slope angle Load Strength of material o Rock Strength o Soil cohesion and the effect of water on soil cohesion Causes of landslides Engineering solutions to help prevent landslides...
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- Fall '08