The Volcanoes of the World database is a catalog of Holocene and Pleistocene volcanoes, and eruptions from the past 12,000 years.
23 January 2023 Database updated (5.0.2). General updates to volcano data.
21 December 2022 Database updated (5.0.1). Current eruptions updated through 19 Dec 2022. General updates to volcano data.
1 November 2022 Database updated (5.0.0). Major update with the addition of Episodes and Events structure to volcano eruption histories. General updates to volcano data. Current eruptions updated through 28 October 2022.
2 September 2022 Database updated (4.11.2). General updates to volcano data. New volcano number for Fagradalsfjall (Iceland).
The mission of GVP is to document, understand, and disseminate information about global volcanic activity.