Volcanological Survey of Indonesia

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Volcanological Survey of Indonesia is the official Indonesian government agency under Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources which are responsible for investigating, recording, and warning about volcanoes within the Indonesian region of responsibility and geological hazard mitigation.

The full official Indonesian name is the Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi (English: Centre of Vulcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation), often abbreviated to PVMBG. The Centre is based in Bandung in West Java.

It was preceded by the Netherlands East Indies Volcanological Survey.[1] It has also been known as the Direktorat Vulcanologi. Its main publication has been known as Berita Berkala vulkanologi.[2]


  1. ^ Dutch East Indies. Volkanologisch Onderzoek (1927), Bulletin of the Netherlands East Indian Volcanological Survey, The Survey, ISSN 0368-6302
  2. ^ Indonesia. Direktorat Geologi; Indonesia. Direktorat Vulkanologi (1900), Berita berkala vulkanologi = Bulletin of the Volcanological Survey of Indonesia for the year, Direktorat, retrieved 18 June 2017

External links

  • Volcanological Survey of Indonesia (in Indonesian)
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