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Goat Rocks age eruptive deposits (Mount St. Helens), Floating Islan...
September 28, 1979

Goat Rocks age eruptive deposits (Mount St. Helens), Floating Islan...

Studebaker Ridge formed during the Tertiary geologic time period (65 million to 2.6 million years ago). The pyroclastic surge from the May 18, 1980 eruption destroyed the trees on the ridge.

Aerial photo of Mount St. Helens volcano, pre-1980 eruption
September 28, 1979

Aerial photo of Mount St. Helens volcano, pre-1980 eruption

Before the eruption of May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens' elevation was 2,950 m (9,677 ft). View from the west, Mount Adams in distance. S. Fork Toutle River is valley in center of photo.

Mount Adams elevation is 3,745 m (12, 286 ft). Mount St. Helens was the smallest of five major volcanic peaks in Washington State.

Summit region (Kalama age–1479 to 1720 C.E.) of Mount St. Helens lo...
September 28, 1979

Summit region (Kalama age–1479 to 1720 C.E.) of Mount St. Helens lo...

Summit region (Kalama age–1479 to 1720 C.E.) of Mount St. Helens looking northeast. Spirit Lake and Mount Adams in background. September 28, 1979.

Worm Complex on the southeast flank of Mount St. Helens—Middle Kala...
September 28, 1979

Worm Complex on the SE flank of Mount St. Helens—Middle Kalama lava...

Worm Complex on the southeast flank of Mount St. Helens—Middle Kalama lava flows in center of image. Photo from September 28, 1979. Click to view larger image.

Measuring sturgeon length
January 1, 0000

Researcher measuring sturgeon length

Researcher measuring sturgeon length. Bottom trawl for young-of-year (YOY) indexing. Columbia River.

A very dark image showing a beach from up high on a cliff, just the glow of some waves can be seen.

Whidbey Island video camera 1 variance image

Video cameras overlook the coast along a beach on Whidbey Island, Island County at the northern boundary of Puget Sound in western Washington. Every half hour during daylight hours, the cameras collect snapshots and video for 10 minutes. Today’s most recent image from camera 1 is shown here. Please note that it takes 10 minutes for the images to be posted, once they are

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Image: Naches River Basin, Washington

Naches River Basin, Washington

Climate change projections indicate a steady increase in temperature progressing through the 21st century, generally resulting in snowpack reductions, changes to the timing of snowmelt, altered streamflows, and reductions in soil moisture, all of which could affect water management, agriculture, recreation, hazard mitigation, and ecosystems across the nation.

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Topographic map, Mount St. Helens, C.E. 1919 annotated with locatio...

Topographic map, Mount St. Helens, C.E. 1919 annotated with locatio...

Due to the cataclysmic eruption of May 18, 1980, many of the locations annotated on this map are now either covered or no longer visible.

View of a beach from up high on a cliff, showing the variation or movement along the beach.

Whidbey Island video camera 2 variance image

Video cameras overlook the coast along a beach on Whidbey Island, Island County at the northern boundary of Puget Sound in western Washington. Every half hour during daylight hours, the cameras collect snapshots and video for 10 minutes. Today’s most recent image from camera 2 is shown here. Please note that it takes 10 minutes for the images to be posted, once they are

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thumbnail image of a publication brief
September 17, 2019

Wiens, et al. 2019 (Strix owls AR) Publication Brief

Plain language summary of

Wiens, J.D., Dilione, K.E., Eagles-Smith, C.A., Herring, G., Lesmeister, D.B., Gabriel, M.W., Wengert, G.M., Simon, D.C., 2019, Anticoagulant rodenticides in Strix owls indicate widespread contamination of west-coast forests: Biological Conservation, v. 238, p. online, https://doi.org/

View of beach from up high on a cliff, boulders and rocky areas are revealed at low tide.

Whidbey Island video camera 1 bright image

Video cameras overlook the coast along a beach on Whidbey Island, Island County at the northern boundary of Puget Sound in western Washington. Today’s most recent image from camera 1 is shown here.  Every half hour during daylight hours, the camera shoots video for 10 minutes. This bright image shows the brightest pixel values throughout the video, useful for identifying

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