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May 13, 2021

Status of (mostly) WA Volcanoes: Report to Emergency Managers 2020-21

Jon Major, scientist-in-charge of the USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory, provides an overview of the major volcano hazards in the Cascades, the function and responsibilities of the Cascades Volcano Observatory, and a brief synopsis of what's been going on at Mount Baker, Glacier Peak, Mount Rainier, Mount Adams, Mount St. Helens, and Mount Hood, and CVO’s plans in coming

April 20, 2021

Mitigating Hazards at Cascade Range Volcanoes

The 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens was monumental in so many different ways. It had a huge impact on the geography of southwestern Washington, ash affected many people, lives were lost, and lessons were learned. The eruption also led to the creation of the USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory in Vancouver, Washington. Seth Moran talks about three of CVO’s mission areas—

Glacier Peak volcano viewed from the west, Washington....
September 10, 2013

Glacier Peak volcano viewed from the west, WA.

Glacier Peak volcano viewed from the west, Washington.

Glacier Peak volcano, Washington, viewed from the east....
August 2, 2007

Glacier Peak volcano, WA, viewed from the east.

Glacier Peak volcano, Washington, viewed from the east.

Glacier Peak volcano, Washington, viewed from the east....
July 31, 2007

Glacier Peak volcano, WA, viewed from the east.

Glacier Peak volcano, Washington, viewed from the east.

Glacier Peak volcano, Washington, viewed from the east....
July 1, 2007

Glacier Peak volcano, WA, viewed from the east.

Glacier Peak volcano, Washington, viewed from the east.

Summit of Glacier Peak, Washington, view toward the east....
October 31, 2006

Summit of Glacier Peak, WA, view toward the east.

Summit of Glacier Peak, Washington, view toward the east.

Glacier Peak is the tallest peak amongst a sea of many mountains in...
February 18, 2006

Glacier Peak, northern WA

Glacier Peak is the tallest peak amongst a sea of many mountains in northern Washington.

Upper west face of Glacier Peak, Washington....
February 15, 2006

Upper west face of Glacier Peak, WA.

Upper west face of Glacier Peak, Washington.

Upper slopes of Glacier Peak, Washington....
September 29, 2004

Upper slopes of Glacier Peak, WA.

Upper slopes of Glacier Peak, Washington.