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Volcanic activity in Alaska: Summary of events and response of the Alaska Volcano Observatory 1994

October 1, 1995

During 1994, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) responded to eruptions, possible eruptions, or false alarms at nine volcanic centers-- Mount Sanford, Iliamna, the Katmai group, Kupreanof, Mount Veniaminof, Shishaldin, Makushin, Mount Cleveland and Kanaga (table 1). Of these volcanoes, AVO has a real time, continuously recording seismic network only at Iliamna, which is located in the Cook Inlet area of south-central Alaska (fig. 1). AVO has dial-up access to seismic data from a 5-station network in the general region of the Katmai group of volcanoes. The remaining unmonitored volcanoes are located in sparsely populated areas of the Wrangell Mountains, the Alaska Peninsula, and the Aleutian Islands (fig. 1). For these volcanoes, the AVO monitoring program relies chiefly on receipt of pilot reports, observations of local residents and analysis of satellite imagery.

Citation Information

Publication Year 1995
Title Volcanic activity in Alaska: Summary of events and response of the Alaska Volcano Observatory 1994
DOI 10.3133/ofr95271
Authors Christina A. Neal, Michael P. Doukas, Robert G. McGimsey
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Open-File Report
Series Number 95-271
Index ID ofr95271
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Alaska Science Center; Volcano Hazards Program

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