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February 28, 2006
Carolyn Driedger 360-993-8907 driedger@usgs.gov
Don Becker 605-594-6175 becker@usgs.gov

USGS Releases B-Roll Tape: Eruption of Mount St. Helens 2004-2006: Instrumentation and Continuing Dome Growth VIII, September 21, 2005 through February 16, 2006

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The USGS is releasing 28-minutes of new b-roll footage of Mount St. Helens, taken by staff at the USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory. This b-roll is available by contacting Don Becker at USGS/EROS.

The b-roll footage shows recent Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) thermal imaging, animated time-lapse photography of Mount St. Helens dome growth, and CVO scientists at work inside the crater. The b-roll tape is available in most formats and is intended for use by all media including news, television programming, independent production and the web.

Title: Eruption of Mount St. Helens 2004-2006 Instrumentation and Continuing Dome Growth VIII September 21, 2005 through February 16, 2006
Release Date: February 27, 2006
GIP Code: 30
Produced by: Don Becker (USGS/EROS) & Matthew Logan (USGS, Cascades Volcano Observatory)
Footage: USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory Staff
Run Time: Approximately 29 minutes
B-roll Contents:
Chapter 1: Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) Thermal Imaging of 2004-2005 Dome, September 21, 2005
Chapter 2: Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) Thermal Imaging of 2004-2005 Dome, October 11, 2005
Chapter 3: Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) Thermal Imaging of April 2005 Spine Exposed by Collapse of Surrounding Rock, October 11, 2005
Chapter 4: Installation of Tiltmeter on 1980-1986 Dome, Northeast of 2004-2005 Dome, November 17, 2005
Chapter 5: 2004-2005 Dome and Surrounding Area of Deformation, November 18, 2005
Chapter 6: Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) Thermal Imaging of 2004-2005 Dome, November 18, 2005
Chapter 7: 2004-2006 Dome and Surrounding Area of Deformation, February 15, 2006
Chapter 8: 2004-2006 Dome and Surrounding Area of Deformation Viewed from Guacamole Instrument Site, February 16, 2006
Chapter 9: Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) Thermal Imaging of 2004-2006 Dome, February 16, 2006
Chapter 10: Time Lapse Photography of 2004-2006 Dome Growth Viewed from the East Crater Rim, September 15 2005 to February 15, 2006


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