Surprisingly Minimalist Site for ESS 106 Living with Volcanoes

Syllabus for Autumn 2018

Grading Scale

Study Guide for First Exam

Sample Questions from Previous First Exams

First Exam

Answers and Statistics for First Exam

Study Guide for Second Exam

Second Exam

Answers and Statistics for Second Exam

Study Guide for Final Exam

Lecture Slides and Reading Assignments:

1. Earth's Interior and Plate Tectonics, read Chapters One and Two

2. Igneous Rocks and Volcanoes, read Chapters Three, Four, and Eight

3. Mt. St. Helens, Part One

4. Mt. St. Helens, Part Two, read Chapter Twelve

5. Mt. Rainier

6. Yellowstone, read Chapters Five, Six, and Seven

7. Hawaii

8. Explosive Eruptions

9. Global Effects of Eruptions, read Chapter Nine

10. Nevado del Ruiz and Pinatubo

11. Volcanic Gases

12. Mars, read Chapter Eleven

13. Other Extraterrestrial Volcanism

14. Living with Volcanoes

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St. Helens Eruption

St. Helens Dome Growth

Lahar Flow

Pyroclastic Flow

Hydrothermal Vent

This page was last updated on 11 December 2018. Please contact the instructor, Dr. Michael Harrell, with any questions.

Department of Earth and Space Sciences
College of the Environment
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington