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PubTalk 2/2018 — USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory

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Title: The USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory - Research, monitoring, and the science of preparing society for low-probability, high-consequence events

  • Volcanoes in the Cascade Range erupt twice per century on average, with eruptions often lasting for years.
  • Although eruptions are generally not as high-consequence as large earthquakes, they are still high-consequence events.
  • When a volcano wakes up there can be intense public interest - which requires crisis management, even if the eruption is small.




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