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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prediction_of_volcanic_activity

Prediction of volcanic eruption (also: volcanic eruption forecasting) is an interdisciplinary monitoring and research effort to predict the time and severity of a volcano's eruption. Of particular importance is the prediction of hazardous eruptions that could .... Scientists monitoring an active volcano will often measure the tilt of the slope ...

www.answers.com/Q/What_signs_can_scientist_study_to_try_to_predict_volcanic_eruptions

Before an eruption, magma moves into the area beneath the volcano and collects in a magma chamber, or reservoir. As it comes closer to the surface, the ...

volcanoworld.wordpress.com/2009/03/06/how-do-volcanologists-predict-volcanic-eruptions

Mar 6, 2009 ... The prediction of volcanic eruptions is difficult because, to be of practical use, ... Meaningful prediction requires careful monitoring of a volcano's vital signs. Seismometers can be used to pinpoint earthquakes which track the rise of magma ... Other scientists are looking at the gases emitted from volcanoes.

www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Earth-Science-Concepts-For-Middle-School/section/5.26

Scientists study a volcano's history to try to predict when it will next erupt. ... Scientists watch both active and dormant volcanoes closely for signs that show they ...

www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/vesuvius/predict.html

Volcanologists can predict eruptions—if they have a thorough understanding of a ... that studying ground deformation has required scientists to climb volcanoes to ... on Honshu's Asama volcano, which was beginning to show signs of erupting.

www.livescience.com/8809-scientists-volcano-erupt.html

Oct 25, 2010 ... While volcanoes may give off several warning signs they are about to blow, ... equipment and techniques to predict and monitor an eruption.

www.theguardian.com/science/2003/sep/04/thisweekssciencequestions3

Sep 4, 2003 ... Before a volcano erupts, there will always be warning signs. ... Bernard Chouet, a scientist with the US Geological Survey, described last ... Horizon how he was able to predict volcanic eruptions by detecting a particular type ...

volcanoes.usgs.gov/vsc/predict/EP_look_600.html

Predicting. Volcanic. Eruptions. Introduction. Instruments. Ground. Deformation ... No, Jaggar's tiltmeter did not react to the volcano, try again. 1. Correct! ... and a bulging north flank were clear signs that magma was rising into the volcano. ..... Observatory so that scientists could carefully study the volcano's continuing. activity ...

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/geography/natural_hazards/managing_hazards_rev1.shtml

It's not possible to prevent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. ... Managing hazards such as earthquakes and volcanoes can be done by: prediction and preparation. ... These warning signs are picked up by volcanologists (experts who study ...

www.learner.org/exhibits/volcanoes/forecast.html

Can we predict when a volcano will erupt? Scientists can often find clues about past eruptions by studying the deposits left behind. ... Warning Signs Before an ...