"Lopes' hefty, inspiring volume, part coffee-table book and part field guide, brings enthusiastic description together with precise scientific detail for nonscientists who want to see volcanoes for themselves."
San Francisco Chronicle
"I'd recommend The Volcano Adventure Guide as a must-read for anyone contemplating this particular adventure sport."
New Scientist, Douglas Palmer
"This is the book for anyone wondering what it's like to stand at the edge of a bubbling crater. Written by an acclaimed volcano expert, this guide reveals the best ways to visit, explore, and photograph 42 active volcano sites all over the world."
"More intrepid travellers might find The Volcano Adventure Guide more exciting. Rosaly Lopes' book gives advice on planning a visit to an active volcano, and has detailed guides to 42 of the world's most spectacular examples. With chapters on the types of eruption as well as safety and survival rules, this is another book that should interest those staying at home as well as amateur and professional volcanologists alike."
"Volcanologists and naturalist explorers in general have received a tremendous gift with the creation of this one-of-a-kind guide to world-class volcanoes. Spectacular color photos, geologic and geographic maps, and schematic interpretive illustrations provide excellent support for a beautifully written text. Among several recent fine books on world volcanoes, this one is unique and unparalleled. Essential."
"With chapters on the types of eruption as well as safety and survival rules, this is another book that should interest those staying at home as well as amateur and professional volcanologists alike."
"...Lopes has given us a book that is equal parts geology, history and travel advice - the travelogue confined to volcanoes that are the least dangerous."
"Aimed at nonspecialist readers who wish to explore various volcanos without being foolhardy, it will fascinate amateur enthusiasts and professional volcanologists alike."
Lunar and Planetary Information Bulletin
"If you have anything more than a passing interest in learning more about these marvelously explosive natural phenomena, get this book for your library. If you are thinking of planning a volcano trip, RUN and get this book!"
Mineral News, Tony Nikischer
"The Volcano Adventure Guide is filled with practical hints..."- RALPH
The Volcano Adventure Guide contains vital information for anyone wishing to visit, explore, and photograph active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. It presents guides to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world, including tour itineraries, maps, transportation details, and references to a wealth of further volcano resources. Aimed at non-specialist readers wishing to explore volcanoes without being foolhardy, it will fascinate amateur enthusiasts and professional volcanologists alike. The stunning colour photographs will delight armchair travellers as well as inspire the adventurous to get out and explore volcanoes for themselves.