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Fact Sheets

Driedger, C. & Scott, W. E. (2008). Mount Rainier—Living Safely with a Volcano in Your Backyard. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet , 2008-3062, 4 p.

Field Guides

Driedger, C. (1986). A Visitor's Guide to Mount Rainier Glaciers. Pacific Northwest National Parks and Forests Association , 80 p. doi:ISBN-10: 0914019112

Pringle, P. T. (2008). Roadside Geology of Mount Rainier National Park and Vicinity. Information Circular , 107, 191 p.

Swanson, D., Cameron, K. A., Evarts, R., Pringle, P. T. & Vance, J. (1989). Cenozoic Volcanism in the Cascade Range and Columbia Plateau, Southern Washington and Northernmost Oregon. AGU Field Trip Guidebook , T106, 60 p. doi:ISBN: 0-87590-604-4

Hazards Assessments and Reports

Mount Rainier Volcanic Hazards Response Plan. (1999). Washington Emergency Management Division.

Mount Rainier—Active Cascade Volcano. National Academy of Sciences (1994). National Research Council. , 113 p.

Hoblitt, R. P., Miller, C. D. & Scott, W. E. (1987). Volcanic Hazards with Regard to Siting Nuclear-Power Plants in the Pacific Northwest. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 87-297, 196 p. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr87297

Hoblitt, R. P., Walder, J. S., Driedger, C., Scott, K., Pringle, P. T. & Vallance, J. W. (1998). Volcano Hazards from Mount Rainier, Washington, Revised 1998. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 83-541, 11 p. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr98428

Schilling, S. P., Doelger, S., Hoblitt, R. P., Walder, J. S., Driedger, C., Scott, K., Pringle, P. T. & Vallance, J. W. (2008). Digital Data for Volcano Hazards from Mount Rainier, Washington, Revised 1998. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 2007-1220

Schilling, S. P. (1996). Digital data set of volcano hazards for active Cascade Volcanos, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 96-178

Walder, J. S. & Driedger, C. (1995). Living with a volcano in your backyard; volcanic hazards at Mount Rainier. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 95-421

Journal Articles

Hartog, R., Gomberg, J., Moran, S. C., Wright, A. & Meagher, K. L. (2008). The 8 October 2006 md 4.5 cowlitz chimneys earthquake in mount rainier national park. Seismological Research Letters , 79, pp. 186-193. doi:10.1785/​gssrl.79.2.186

Iverson, R., Schilling, S. P. & Vallance, J. W. (1998). Objective delineation of lahar-inundation hazard zones. Geological Society of America Bulletin , 110, pp. 972-984. doi:10.1130/ 0016-7606(1998) 110<0972:ODOLIH> 2.3.CO;2

John, D. A., Sisson, T. W., Breit, G. N., Rye, R. O. & Vallance, J. W. (2008). Characteristics, extent and origin of hydrothermal alteration at Mount Rainier Volcano, Cascades Arc, USA: Implications for debris-flow hazards and mineral deposits. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research , 175, 289–314. doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2008.04.004

Lescinsky, D. T. & Sisson, T. W. (1998). Ridge-forming, ice-bounded lava flows at Mount Rainier, Washington. Geology , 26, 351-354. doi:10.1130/0091-7613(1998)​026<0351:RFIBLF>​2.3.CO;2

Moran, S. C., Zimbelman, D. R. & Malone, S. D. (2000). A model for the magmatic–hydrothermal system at Mount Rainier, Washington, from seismic and geochemical observations. Bulletin of Volcanology , 61, 425-436. doi:10.1007/PL00008909

Moran, S. C., Lees, J. M. & Malone, S. D. (1999). P wave crustal velocity structure in the greater Mount Rainier area from local earthquake tomography. Journal of Geophysical Research , 104, 10,775-10,786. doi:10.1029/1999JB900036

Nichols, M. L., Malone, S. D., Moran, S. C., Thelen, W. A. & Vidale, J. E. (2011). Deep long-period earthquakes beneath Washington and Oregon volcanoes. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research , 200, 116–128. doi:dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2010.12.005

Reid, M. E., Sisson, T. W. & Brien, D. L. (2001). Volcano collapse promoted by hydrothermal alteration and edifice shape, Mount Rainier, Washington. Geology , 29, 779-782. doi:10.1130/0091-7613(2001)​029<0779:VCPBHA>​2.0.CO;2

Sisson, T. W. & Vallance, J. W. (2009). Frequent eruptions of Mount Rainier over the last ∼2,600 years. Bulletin of Volcanology , 71, 595-618. doi:10.1007/s00445-008-0245-7

Sisson, T. W., Robinson, J. E. & Swinney, D. (2011). Whole-edifice ice volume change A.D. 1970 to 2007/2008 at Mount Rainier, Washington, based on LiDAR surveying. Geology , 39, 639-642. doi:10.1130/G31902.1

Vallance, J. W., Driedger, C. & Scott, W. E. (2002). Diversion of meltwater from Kautz Glacier initiates small debris flows near Van Trump Park, Mount Rainier, Washington. Washington Geology , 30, 17-19.

Vallance, J. W. & Scott, K. (1997). The Osceola Mudflow from Mount Rainier: Sedimentology and hazard implications of a huge clay-rich debris flow. Geological Society of America Bulletin , 109, 143-163. doi:10.1130/0016-7606(1997)​109<0143:TOMFMR>​2.3.CO;2

USGS General Publication


Crandell, D. R. (1971). Postglacial lahars from Mount Rainier Volcano, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 677, 75 p.

Crandell, D. R. & Miller, R. D. (1974). Quaternary stratigraphy and extent of glaciation in the Mount Rainier region, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 847, 59 p.

Crandell, D. R. & Fahnestock, R. K. (1965). Rockfalls and avalanches from Little Tahoma Peak on Mount Rainier, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin , 1221-A, 30 p. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b1221A

Crandell, D. R. (1963). Surficial geology and geomorphology of the Lake Tapps quadrangle, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 388-A, 84 p.

Crandell, D. R. (1969). Surficial Geology of Mount Rainier National Park, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin , 1288, 41 p. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b1288

Crandell, D. R. (1969). The Geologic Story of Mount Rainier. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin , 1292, 43 p.

Driedger, C. (1992). Glaciers on Mount Rainier. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 92-474

Driedger, C. & Kennard, P. (1986). Ice Volumes on Cascade Volcanoes: Mount Rainier, Mount Hood, Three Sisters, and Mount Shasta. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 1365, 28 p.

Driedger, C., Doherty, A. & Dixon, C. (2005). Living with a Volcano in your Backyard -- An Educator's Guide with Emphasis on Mount Rainier. U.S. Geological Survey General Information Product , 19

Dzurisin, D., Johnson, D. J. & Symonds, R. B. (1983). Dry Tilt Network at Mount Rainier, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet , 83-277, 18 p. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr83277


Fiske, R. S., Hopson, C. A. & Waters, A. C. (1963). Geology of Mount Rainier National Park. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 444, 93 pp. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/pp444

Heliker, C., Johnson, A. & Hodge, S. (1984). The Nisqually Glacier, Mount Rainier, Washington, 1857-1979. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 83-541, 23 p. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr83541

Hildreth, W. (2007). Quaternary Magmatism in the Cascades - Geologic Perspectives. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 1744, 125 p.

Moran, S. (Ed.) (2004). Seismic monitoring at Cascade Volcanic Centers, 2004 -- status and recommendations. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report , 2004-5211, 28 p.

Mullineaux, D. R. (1974). Pumice and other pyroclastic deposits in Mount Rainier National Park, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin , 1326, 83 p.

Rystrom, V. L., Finn, C. & Deszcz-Pan, M. (2000). High Resolution, Low Altitude Aeromagnetic and Electromagnetic Survey of Mt Rainier. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 2000-27

Scott, K. & Vallance, J. W. (1995). Debris flow, debris avalanche and flood hazards at and downstream from Mount Rainier, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Hydrologic Atlas , 729

Scott, K., Vallance, J. W. & Pringle, P. T. (1995). Sedimentology, Behavior, and Hazards of Debris Flows at Mount Rainier, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 1547, 56 p. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/pp1547

Sigafoos, R. S. & Hendricks, E. (1972). Recent Activity of Glaciers of Mount Rainier, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 387-B, 23 p.

Vallance, J. W., Cunico, M. L. & Schilling, S. P. (2003). Debris-flow hazards caused by hydrologic events at Mount Rainier, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 2003-368, 10 p. http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-368/

Veatch, F. M. (1971). Analysis of a 24-Year Photographic Record of Nisqually Glacier, Mount Rainier National Park, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 631, 52 p.

Walder, J. S. & Driedger, C. (1994). Geomorphic change caused by outburst floods and debris flows at Mount Rainier, Washington, with emphasis on Tahoma Creek valley. U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report , 93-4093, 93 p.

Wood, N. J. & Soulard, C. E. (2009). Community Exposure to Lahar Hazards from Mount Rainier, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report , 2009-5211, 26 p.