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Lassen Volcanic Center, California simplified hazards map showing potential impact area for ground-based hazards during a volcanic event.

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Volcanic Hazards | powellcenter.usgs.gov

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Hazards & Disasters

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Earthquakes. Famines. Floods. Volcanic eruptions. Sound science is key to assessing, preparing for, and mitigating these and other hazards. EROS ...

Living with a volcano in your backyard; volcanic hazards at Mount Rainier

Modified 2012-02-02
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr95421 (HTML Document 14.73 KB)

Living with a volcano in your backyard; volcanic hazards at Mount Rainier Open-File Report 95-421 Title: Living with a volcano in your backyard; volcanic hazards at Mount Rainier Series title: Open-File Report Series number: ...

Mission Areas

https://www.usgs.gov/science/mission-areas/natural-hazards/volcano-hazards?field_publication_type_tid=All&field_publication_year_value%5Bvalue%5D&field_state_pubs=All&page=27&sort_bef_combine_pubs=field_publication_year_value%20DESC&sort_by=field_publication_year_value&sort_order=DESC (HTML Document 97.86 KB)

Eruptions from U.S. volcanoes threaten local economies - USGS scientists research and relay volcanic hazards information. Earthquakes, ground motion ... , volcanic gases, and heat emissions help scientists determine changes in volcanic activity. Year Published: 1970 Hawaii National Park, HI 96781 United States ...

Volcanic lightning as a monitoring tool for eruption hazards | powellcenter.usgs.gov

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Search form Cascades Volcano Observatory Volcanic lightning as a monitoring tool for eruption hazards Volcanic lightning is a powerful new tool to ... atmospheric science, volcanology, or engineering to examine the causes and consequence of volcanic lightning, and devise innovative applications at USGS ...

Volcano Web Shorts 5 - Volcanic Ash Impacts

https://www.usgs.gov/media/videos/volcano-web-shorts-5-volcanic-ash-impacts (HTML Document 44.58 KB)

Detailed Description Volcanic ash is geographically the most widespread of all volcanic hazards. USGS geologist Larry Mastin describes how volcanic ...

Satellite imagery for volcanic hazards mitigation

Modified 2012-03-12
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70025091 (HTML Document 16.59 KB)

, CEOS initiated the Disaster Management Support Project to assess the present and potential use of satellite-derived information for volcanic hazards ... mitigation. The final report of the CEOS Volcanic Hazards Working Group reviews current use of satellite data for mitigation of volcanic hazards. The ... report specifies the minimum spectral channels needed for effective remote sensing of volcanic hazards, together with recommendations for threshold and ...

Appraising volcanic hazards of the Cascade Range of the northwestern United States

Modified 2016-04-24
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70170535 (HTML Document 15.00 KB)

Appraising volcanic hazards of the Cascade Range of the northwestern United States Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS) The Publications Warehouse ... does not have links to digital versions of this publication at this time Download citation as: RIS Title: Appraising volcanic hazards of the Cascade Range of the northwestern United States Series title: ...

Technique and rationale of volcanic-hazards appraisals in the Cascade Range, northwestern United States

Modified 2016-05-31
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Technique and rationale of volcanic-hazards appraisals in the Cascade Range, northwestern United States Environmental Geology The Publications ... Warehouse does not have links to digital versions of this publication at this time Download citation as: RIS Technique and rationale of volcanic-hazards ...

Volcano hazards of the Lassen Volcanic National Park area, California

Modified 2012-02-02
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/fs02200 (HTML Document 15.32 KB)

Volcano hazards of the Lassen Volcanic National Park area, California Fact Sheet 022-00 By: Michael A. Clynne, Robert L. Christiansen, C.D. Miller ... , P.H. Stauffer, and James W. Hendley II Volcano hazards of the Lassen Volcanic National Park area, California Series title: Fact Sheet Series number: ...

Alexa Van Eaton

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Mission Areas

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Eruptions from U.S. volcanoes threaten local economies - USGS scientists research and relay volcanic hazards information. Earthquakes, ground motion ... , volcanic gases, and heat emissions help scientists determine changes in volcanic activity. Mastin, Larry G. Bergfeld, Deborah; Evans, W. C.; Hunt ...

Airborne geophysical imaging of weak zones on Mt. Iliamna, Alaska toward understanding volcanic landslide hazards | powellcenter.usgs.gov

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volcanic landslide hazards Flank collapses of volcanoes pose significant potential hazards, including triggering lahars, eruptions, and tsunamis ...

Volcano Web Shorts 5 - Volcanic Ash Impacts

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Detailed Description Volcanic ash is geographically the most widespread of all volcanic hazards. USGS geologist Larry Mastin describes how volcanic ...

Aerial infrared surveys in the investigation of geothermal and volcanic heat sources

Modified 2012-02-02
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/fs07995 (HTML Document 14.88 KB)

aerial infrared surveys in geophysical exploration for geothermal energy sources and environmental monitoring for potential volcanic hazards. Additional ... Aerial infrared surveys in the investigation of geothermal and volcanic heat sources Fact Sheet 079-95 The Publications Warehouse does not have links ... publication details Title: Aerial infrared surveys in the investigation of geothermal and volcanic heat sources Series title: Fact Sheet Series number: ...

The health hazards of volcanic ash--A guide for the public

Modified 2016-05-03
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70170800 (HTML Document 16.90 KB)

The health hazards of volcanic ash--A guide for the public By: Download citation as: RIS Abstract This document has been prepared by the ... yourself and your family in the event of a volcanic ashfall. Additional publication details The health hazards of volcanic ash--A guide for the public ... International Volcanic Health Hazard Network (IVHHN), Cities and Volcanoes Commission, GNS Science and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to promote the ... safety of those who experience volcanic ashfall. This guide explains the potential health effects of volcanic ash and gives details on how to protect ...

California’s potential volcanic hazards

Modified 2016-02-16
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70162683 (HTML Document 24.89 KB)

-page bulletin, "Potential Hazards from Future Volcanic Eruptions in California," gives a brief history of volcanic activity in California during the past ... any of the potential volcanic hazards, the USGS bulletin warns that "sooner or later a volcano in California will erupt again and the ever-expanding ... as: RIS Abstract Although volcanic eruptions have occurred infrequently in California during the last few thousand years, the potential danger to life ... 100,000 years, descriptions of the types of volcanoes in the state, the types of potentially hazardous volcanic events that could occur, and hazard ...

Volcanic hazards with regard to siting nuclear-power plants in the Pacific Northwest

Modified 2012-02-02
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr87297 (HTML Document 17.71 KB)

Volcanic hazards with regard to siting nuclear-power plants in the Pacific Northwest Open-File Report 87-297 Title: Volcanic hazards with regard to ...