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2008-09-19 03:00:25

By Jolley, David W Widdowson, Mike; Self, Stephen Abstract: Research from biological and geological sources has highlighted the role of volcanoes in the outgassing of P, and thermal fixation and subsequent atmospheric oxidation of NO^sub x^ in volcanic environments.

2008-08-11 21:00:25

By KATHIE DURBIN The cost of fighting forest fires in the West will delay some critical road projects scheduled for the Gifford Pinchot National Forest this year.

2008-08-05 21:00:22

By LAURA McVICKER An 11-year-old autistic Portland boy, lost for two nights in wilderness near Mount St. Helens, was found safe Monday morning. Just after 6 a.m., Alex Irvin walked to the clearing of the Siouxon trailhead as searchers were mobilizing with dogs.

2008-08-05 15:01:02

By Laura McVicker, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Aug. 5--An 11-year-old autistic Portland boy, lost for two nights in wilderness near Mount St. Helens, was found safe Monday morning.

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2008-02-19 19:00:00

Volcanoes are notoriously hard to study. All the action takes place deep inside, at enormous temperatures. So geophysicists make models, using what they know to develop theories about what they don’t know.

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2008-01-17 14:20:00

Until earlier this week, the most recent significant tremor at Mount St. Helens was in October of 2004. On Sunday January 13th, some steam was rising from a fracture in Mount St. Helens’ crater.

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2007-03-26 21:10:14

Mount St. Helens may be following the example of Kilauea in Hawaii with magma being replaced from a reservoir beneath the volcano as fast as it emerges as lava at the surface, scientists say.

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2006-07-15 16:07:57

For all the talks interpretive guide Nick Racine has given to visitors about this volcano, standing on the crater rim and watching as the mountain pumps out tons of rock in its own rebirth left him nearly speechless.

2006-05-30 14:10:25

Mount St. Helens shot a steam and ash plume at least 16,000 feet into the air Monday after a large rockfall from the lava dome in the volcano's crater, scientists said.

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2006-05-15 15:25:53

More than 25 years after its eruption turned this river valley into moonscape, elk living in the shadow of Mount St. Helens are starving to death at a rate that has alarmed many observers.


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Socompa
2014-08-19 10:02:27

Socompa is a complex stratovolcano that can be found at the border of Chile and Argentina, reaching an elevation of 19,852 feet. This volcano is best known for its avalanche debris deposit, which have formed the Monturaqui Basin on its west side, the most noted example of this type of deposit in the world. It is a difficult volcano to visit, taking at least a day by vehicle traveling from the north or the west. Socompa is also known for the microbial ecosystems that occur near grasses at its...

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lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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