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VEI is a spacialist for the logisitc of scientific expeditions to active volcanoes. According to our visits at active volcanoes, we always provide information about the current situation with reports, pictures and maps. Futher most we collect lava samples for institutions and universities.


VHDL is an organisation, which takes its part for clarification and the transmission of datas about volcanic hazards and risks. Concerning this, VHDL has set up different projects. VHDL is non commercial, neither a scientific institution.

Following some reports on active volcanoes:
View into the crater of O.  Lengai Oldoinyo Lengai

Reports about some of or visits on O. Lengai (Tanzania)
Rockfall at Erta Ale Volcano Erta Ae

Report about Erta Ale (Ethiopia) Nov. 2002

Some interesting links:

  1. USGS, U.S. Geological Survey (Volcano Hazards Program)
  2. MODIS, Thermal monitoring of global hotspots (vom HIGP)
  3. Volcanism wordpress (Blog) Volcano News
  4. SVG Societe de volcanologie Geneve (Volcanoinfo)
  5. VAAC The Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre
  6. SSEC Satellite images of volcanic areas

excursions to active volcanoes worldwide

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The Global Volcanism Program (GVP)
GVP is part of the Smithsonian Institutions in Washington DC, USA. Since many years, the GVP and VEI has a regular information transfer!

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