|Course Materials for GE151:|
The Ecuadoran volcano Cotopaxi is one of the highest active volcanoes in the world, standing some 19,347 feet (5897 m) above sea level at the summit.
|Introduction to Volcanoes & Volcanology|
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First lecture - 5 January, 2015 (Introductions; Plate Tectonics)
Geography Homework (as a pdf file)
Volcano Project Handout (as a pdf file)
Third lecture - 7 January, 2015 (Chemistry of the Earth - Minerals and Volcanic Rocks)
Silicate Minerals Sheet (as a pdf file)
Volcanic Rock chart (as a pdf file)
Phase Diagrams (as a pdf file)
Bowen's Reaction Series (as a pdf file)
Fifth lecture - 12 January, 2015 (Eruptive styles: Stratovolcanoes)
Sixth lecture - 13 January, 2015 (Underwater Volcanism)
Seventh lecture - 14 January, 2015 (Explosive Volcanism I)
Eighth lecture - 19 January, 2015 (Explosive Volcanism II)
Ninth lecture - 20 January, 2015 (Volcanic Ash and Lahars)
Tenth lecture - 21 January, 2015 (Volcanic Gases; Positive Things from Volcanoes)
Eleventh lecture - 22 January, 2015 (Positive Things from Volcanoes II)
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