They can be hot, smelly, and dangerous, why would someone want to work on volcanoes?

What's it really like to work on one that's erupting?

What kind of things worry someone who deals with danger on a daily basis?

We've compiled candid interviews with some of the world's foremost volcanologists.

Read about their personal experiences including the highs and lows
and "thrills and chills" of studying volcanoes!



There are all kinds of volcanologists, women and men who work in many different countries and come from many different backgrounds.   Are you interested in becoming one yourself?    Check out our FAQ's under 'Studying Volcanoes / Volcanology' and our section on Working on Volcanoes.