Volcano Hazards Lab

PACIFIC SCIENCE CENTER – SEATTLE, WA

This is an installation piece. View app online

Objective:
Create a touch-screen app to teach users basic facts and the hazards of local volcanoes in Washington state. Users are able to create their own virtual volcano by manipulating magma viscosity and gas volume, then watch the eruption animate.

Services:
Collaboration with PSC exhibit team on exhibition concept development, exhibition vision and goals, interactive and multimedia development and production. Worked with USGS Outreach on volcano facts and accuarcy.

Description:
This app is part of the local content for the Pompeii exhibit. We worked on a very tight timeline to create an interactive piece that fits with the visual style and message of the rest of the exhibit.

Start Screen

Volcano Builder Controls
Low viscosity/high gas eruption
High viscosity/high gas eruption.
High viscosity/low gas eruption
Low viscosity/low gas eruption
Lahar screen
UI flow diagram