Review of the U.S. Geological Survey's Volcano Hazards Program

Review of the U.S. Geological Survey's Volcano Hazards Program

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Federal and state government agencies in the US rely primarily on the Program to keep track of the status of all domestic volcanoes. The review committee concludes that it must either increase the size of its staff significantly; partner with other programs or organizations; or scale back its mission and retrain its staff to focus on monitoring and crisis response, thus relegating fundamental research, hazard assessment, and outreach to subsidiary roles. There is no index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 2000
ISBN: 9780585322100
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (xi, 138 pages) : illustrations, maps
Additional Contributors: National Research Council (U.S.)


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