- Info & Contacts
The Volcanoes of the World database is a catalog of Holocene and Pleistocene volcanoes, and eruptions from the past 10,000 years.
6 August 2019 Database updated (4.8.2). General updates to volcano data.
11 July 2019 Database updated (4.8.1). Current eruptions updated through 11 July 2019.
5 July 2019 Added another 800 scanned maps to the website, for a total of 3,728 now available through the volcano profile pages.
27 June 2019 Press Release from Bulletin of Volcanology about renewed activity at Ubinas.
The "Eruptions, Earthquakes, & Emissions" web application (or "E3") is a time-lapse animation of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes since 1960. It also shows volcanic gas emissions (sulfur dioxide, SO2) since 1978 — the first year satellites were available to provide global monitoring of SO2.
The mission of GVP is to document, understand, and disseminate information about global volcanic activity.