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September 28, 2006
Don Becker (605) 594-6175 becker@usgs.gov
Carolyn Driedger (360) 993-8973 driedger@usgs.gov

USGS Releases B-Roll Tape

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Eruption of Mount St. Helens 2005-2006: Instrumentation and Continuing Dome Growth X, May through September 2006.

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is releasing a 12 minute video of Mount St. Helens, taken by staff at the USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory (CVO).  Copies of the video will be available for pick up at CVO after 12:00 noon on Thursday, September 28th, at the Friday, September 29th news briefing, or by contacting Don Becker at USGS/EROS.   Public release of the video is embargoed until Friday, September 29th, at 10 a.m. PDT

The b-roll footage shows recent Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) thermal imaging of the growing dome and surrounding area and time-lapse photography of Mount St. Helens dome growth from the "Brutus" camera site. 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 X

Production Date: September 21, 2006

Produced by: Don Becker, USGS/EROS and Matthew Logan, USGS, Cascades Volcano Observatory

Footage: USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory Staff

Run Time: Approximately 12 minutes

Media: Multiple media formats are available

B-roll Contents:

Chapter 1: Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) Thermal Imaging of Debris From May 29, 2006 Rock Avalanche Down Northeast Side of 2004-2006 Dome, May 30, 2006

Chapter 2: 2004-2006 Dome and Surrounding Area of Deformation, June 29, 2006

Chapter 3: Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) Thermal Imaging of 2004-2006 Dome, June 29, 2006

Chapter 4: 2004-2006 Dome and Surrounding Area of Deformation, July 27, 2006

Chapter 5: Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) Thermal Imaging of 2004-2006 Dome, July 27, 2006

Chapter 6: Time-lapse Photography of Dome Growth Viewed From "Brutus" Camera Site, May 10-May 30, 2006

Chapter 7: Time-lapse Photography of Dome Growth Viewed From "Brutus" Camera Site, June 23-September 5, 2006


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