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Global Volcano Locations Database

browse graphicMap of all volcano locations
NGDC maintains a database of over 1,500 volcano locations obtained from the Smithsonian Institution Global Volcanism Program, Volcanoes of the World publication. The database includes information on the volcano name, location, elevation, volcano type, date of the last known eruption, and the certainty of Holocene volcanism.
Cite this dataset when used as a source.
Online Access
  • Global Volcano Locations Search (search)
    Use this form to search the catalog of global volcano locations. The database includes information on the volcano name, location, elevation, volcano type, date of the last known eruption, and the certainty of Holocene volcanism.
Distribution Formats
  • ASCII
  • ArcGIS
Distributor DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI> National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Point of Contact Paula Dunbar
DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
(303) 497-6084
Paula.Dunbar@noaa.gov or haz.info@noaa.gov
Documentation links not available.
Date(s)
  • publication: 2002-01-01
Dataset Progress Status On Going
Data Update Frequency: As needed
Purpose: Environmental and hazard impact studies, Research
Use Limitations
  • Produced by the NOAA National Geophysical Data Center. Not subject to copyright protection within the United States.
  • While every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of the current state of the art, NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
Point(s) of Contact
  • Paula Dunbar
    DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Publisher(s)
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Time Period: NaN-99-01 to Present
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates:
N: 89.000000
S: -79.000000
E: 180.000000
W: -180.000000
Spatial Coverage Map:
Theme keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > SOLID EARTH > Volcanoes > Eruption Dynamics
  • EARTH SCIENCE > SOLID EARTH > Volcanoes > Lava
  • EARTH SCIENCE > SOLID EARTH > Volcanoes > Magma
  • EARTH SCIENCE > SOLID EARTH > Volcanoes > Pyroclastics
  • EARTH SCIENCE > SOLID EARTH > Volcanoes > Volcanic Ash/Dust
  • Visual Observations
Data Center keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Place keywords
  • Global
Project keywords
  • ICSU-WDS > International Council for Science - World Data System
Use Constraints No constraint information available
Fees
  • Free on the web
Lineage information for: repository
Processing Steps
  • 2015-04-22T00:00:00 - NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
Last Modified: 2015-10-01
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