Just a few sites I use;

 

General Geology Resources

  • United States Geological Survey; good basic learning resources especially for geohazards, real-time earthquake data, links to all American volcano observatories.

https://www.usgs.gov

  • British Geological Survey; Good data base of topographical maps, study and career info.

http://www.bgs.ac.uk

  • The Geological Society.

http://www.geolsoc.org.uk/

 

Volcano Observatories, VAAC’s and Meteorological Offices

  • Smithsonian Institution Global Volcanism Program; good volcano database and learning resources but not all eruption reports are up to date.

http://www.volcano.si.edu

  • Icelandic Met Office; brilliant data sets on all Icelandic volcanism and VAAC.

http://en.vedur.is/earthquakes-and-volcanism/earthquakes

  • Philvolcs; The Philippean institute of volcanology and seismology.

http://www.phivolcs.dost.gov.ph/

  • JMA; Japan meterological agency, good updates on local volcanoes, seismicity and tsunami alerts.

http://www.jma.go.jp/jma/en/menu.html

 

Science News and Blogs

  • Science Daily; good topical articles.

http://www.sciencedaily.com

  • Wired; good topical articles, Erik Klemetti does good geoscience pieces

http://www.wired.com/category/science

  • I F*cking Love Science; possibly one of my favourite general science sites.

http://www.iflscience.com

  • Earth of Fire; Really good blog by Bernard Duyck which I discovered on a facebook group.

http://www.earth-of-fire.com

  • Volcanic Degassing

https://volcanicdegassing.wordpress.com/

  • Volcano Cafe

https://volcanocafe.wordpress.com/

 

Education and expeditions

  • The Open University; Even if you don’t want to take on a degree short courses are available in Earth and environmental studies.

http://www.open.ac.uk

  • Volcanic and Magmatic Studies Group;

http://www.vmsg.org.uk/home/

  • European Geosciences Union; of which I am a member.

https://www.egu.eu/

  • The Earthwatch Institute; scientific research and volunteer work.

http://eu.earthwatch.org/

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