publication . Article . 1985

volcano hazards program in the united states

Tilling, Robert I.; Bailey, Roy A.;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 1985 Journal: Journal of Geodynamics, volume 3, pages 425-446 (issn: 0264-3707, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
Abstract Volcano monitoring and volcanic-hazards studies have received greatly increased attention in the United States in the past few years. Before 1980, the Volcanic Hazards Program was primarily focused on the active volcanoes of Kilauea and Mauna Loa, Hawaii, which have been monitored continuously since 1912 by the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. After the reawakening and catastrophic eruption of Mount St. Helens in 1980, the program was substantially expanded as the government and general public became aware of the potential for eruptions and associated hazards within the conterminous United States. Integrated components of the expanded program include: volc...
Subjects
free text keywords: Earth-Surface Processes, Geophysics, Magma chamber, Observatory, Geology, Geologic hazards, Caldera, Seismology, Prediction of volcanic activity, Physical geography, Volcano warning schemes of the United States, Volcanic hazards, Volcano, geography.geographical_feature_category, geography
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publication . Article . 1985

volcano hazards program in the united states

Tilling, Robert I.; Bailey, Roy A.;