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Publications

This list only includes select publications by USGS authors. For a complete list, use a web browser to search for scholarly articles about Mount St. Helens (e.g. Google Scholar).

Databases

Rowe, M. C., Thornber, C. R., Gooding, D. J. & Pallister, J. S. (2008). Catalog of Mount St. Helens 2004-2005 Tephra Samples with Major- and Trace-Element Geochemistry. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 2008-1131, 8 p.; Data.

Thornber, C. R., Pallister, J. S., Rowe, M. C., McConnell, S., Herriott, T. M., Eckberg, A., Stokes, W. C., Cornelius, D. J., Conrey, R. M., Hannah, T., Taggart Jr., J. E., Adams, M., Lamothe, P. J., Budahn, J. R. & Knaack, C. M. (2008). Catalog of Mount St. Helens 2004-2007 Dome Samples with Major- and Trace-Element Chemistry. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 2008-1130, 9 p.; Data. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr20081130

Eruption Summaries

Lipman, P. W. & Mullineaux, D. R. (Eds.) (1981). The 1980 Eruptions of Mount St. Helens, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 1250, 844 p., 1 plate.

Sherrod, D. R., Scott, W. E. & Stauffer, P. H. (Eds.) (2008). A Volcano Rekindled: The Renewed Eruption of Mount St. Helens, 2004-2006. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 1750, 856 p.

Fact Sheets

Brantley, S. R. & Myers, B. (2000). Mount St. Helens -- From the 1980 Eruption to 2000. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet , FS-036-00, 2 p.

Clynne, M. A., Ramsey, D. W. & Wolfe, E. W. (2005). Pre-1980 Eruptive History of Mount St. Helens, Washington. Hendley, J. W. & Stauffer, P. H. (Eds.) , U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet , FS2005-3045 , 4 p.

Dzurisin, D., Driedger, C. & Faust, L. (2013). Mount St. Helens, 1980 to now—what’s going on?. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet , 2013-3014, 6 p.

Major, J., Scott, W. E., Driedger, C. & Dzurisin, D. (2005). Mount St. Helens Erupts Again: Activity from September 2004 through March 2005. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet , FS2005-3036, 4 p.

Field Guides

Doukas, M. P. (1990). Road Guide to Volcanic Deposits of Mount St. Helens and Vicinity. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin , 1859, 53 p. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b1859

Major, J., Crisafulli, C. M. & Frenzen, P. (2009). After the disaster: The hydrogeomorphic, ecological, and biological responses to the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens, Washington. O'Connor, J. E., Dorsey, R. J. & Madin, I. P. (Eds.) , Geological Society of America Field Guide , 15, pp. 111-134. http://fieldguides.gsapubs.org/content/15/111.abstract

Swanson, D. A., 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

Geologic Maps

Barron, A. D., Ramsey, D. W. & Smith, J. G. (2014). Database for the Geologic Map of Upper Eocene to Holocene Volcanic and Related Rocks in the Cascade Range, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series , 842

Hausback, B. P. (2000). Geologic map of the Sasquatch Steps area, north flank of Mount St. Helens, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series , 2463, 1 map. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/i2463

Hopson, C. A. (2008). Geologic Map of Mount St. Helens, Washington Prior to the 1980 Eruption. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 2002-468, 2 Map Sheets. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr2002468

Smith, J. G. (1993). Geologic map of Upper Eocene to Holocene volcanic and related rocks in the Cascade Range, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Map , 2005, 19p., 2 sheets.

Hazards Assessments and Reports

Crandell, D. R. & Mullineaux, D. R. (1978). Potential Hazards from Future Eruptions of Mount St. Helens Volcano, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin , 1383-C, 26 p. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b1383C

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

Mason, K. R., Grant, L. & Furlow, E. (1980). The Economic Effects of the Eruptions of Mount St. Helens., USITC Publication 1096, 83 pp.

Miller, C. D., Mullineaux, D. R. & Crandell, D. R. (1981). Hazards assessments at Mount St. Helens. Lipman, P. W. & Mullineaux, D. R. (Eds.) , U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 1250, p. 789-802.

Newhall, C. G. (1982). A method for estimating intermediate- and long-term risks from volcanic activity, with an example from Mount St. Helens, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 82-396, 59 p. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr82396

Newhall, C. G. (1984). Semi-quantitative assessment of changing volcanic risk at Mount St. Helens, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 84-272, 30 p. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr84272

Pallister, J. S., Hoblitt, R. P., Crandell, D. R. & Mullineaux, D. R. (1992). Mount St. Helens a decade after the 1980 eruptions: magmatic models, chemical cycles, and a revised hazards assessment. Bulletin of Volcanology , 54, p.126-146. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2FBF00278003

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

Wolfe, E. W. & Pierson, T. (1995). Volcanic-hazard zonation for Mount St. Helens, Washington, 1995. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 95-497, 12 p. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr95497

Journal Articles

Anderson, K., Lisowski, M. & Segall, P. (2010). Cyclic ground tilt associated with the 2004–2008 eruption of Mount St. Helens. Journal of Geophysical Research , 115, 29 pp. doi:10.1029/2009JB007102 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2009JB007102/abstract

Cashman, K. & Taggart, J. E. (1983). Petrologic monitoring of 1981 and 1982 eruptive products from Mount St. Helens. Science , 221, pp. 1385-1387.

Major, J. (2001). Evolution and timing of suspended-sediment transport following the 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption. Sediment: Monitoring, Modeling, and Managing: Proceedings of 7th Federal Interagency Sedimentation , pp I-137 - I-144.

Major, J., Pierson, T., Dinehart, R. L. & Costa, J. (2000). Sediment yield following severe volcanic disturbance-- a two decade perspective from Mount St. Helens. Geology , 28, pp. 819-822. doi:10.1130/â€'0091-7613(2000)â€'28<819:SYFSVD>â€'2.0.CO;2 http://geology.geoscienceworld.org/content/28/9/819

Mastin, L. G. (1994). Explosive tephra emissions at Mount St. Helens, 1989-1991: The violent escape of magmatic gas following storms?. Geological Society of America Bulletin , 106, p. 175-185. doi:10.1130/0016-7606

Mastin, L. G. (1994). Explosive tephra emissions at Mount St. Helens, 1989-1991: The violent escape of magmatic gas following storms?. Geological Society of America Bulletin , 106, pp. 175-185. doi:10.1130/0016-7606 http://gsabulletin.gsapubs.org/content/106/2/175.abstract?sid=aaa524d0-b9dc-49b2-bd66-f2b721a55e7f

Mastin, L. G., Lisowski, M., Roeloffs, E. & Beeler, N. (2009). Improved constraints on the estimated size and volatile content of the Mount St. Helens magma system from the 2004–2008 history of dome growth and deformation. Geophysical Research Letters , 36, L20304. doi:10.1029/2009GL039863 http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2009/2009GL039863.shtml

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

Vallance, J. W., Gardner, C., Scott, W. E., Iverson, R. & Pierson, T. (2010). Mount St. Helens: A 30-Year Legacy of Volcanism. EOS , 91, pp. 169-170. doi:10.1029/2010EO190001 http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2010/2010EO190001.shtml

Yamaguchi, D. K. & Hoblitt, R. P. (1995). Tree-ring dating of pre-1980 volcanic flowage deposits at Mount St. Helens, Washington. Geological Society of America Bulletin , 107, p. 1077–1093. doi:10.1130/0016-7606(1995)107<1077:TRDOPV>2.3.CO;2

Response and Coordination Plans

Mount St. Helens — Mount Adams Volcanic Region Coordination Plan. Washington Military Department (2015). Washington Emergency Management Division. http://mil.wa.gov/emergency-management-division

USGS General Publication

Brantley, S. & Topinka, L. (Eds.) (1984). Volcanic Studies at the U.S. Geological Survey's David A. Johnston Cascades Volcano Observatory, Vancouver, Washington. Earthquake Information Bulletin , 16, 123 p.

Brugman, M. M. & Post, A. (1981). Effects of Volcanism on the Glaciers of Mount St. Helens. U.S. Geological Survey Circular , 850-D, 11 p. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/cir850D

Crandell, D. R. (1987). Deposits of pre-1980 pyroclastic flows and lahars from Mount St. Helens Volcano, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 1444, 91 p. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/pp1444

Cummans, J. (1981). Mudflows resulting from the May 18, 1980, eruption of Mount St. Helens, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Circular , 850-B, 16 p. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/cir850B

Denlinger, R. P. (2011). Effects of Catastrophic Floods and Debris Flows on the Sediment Retention Structure, North Fork Toutle River, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 2011-1317, 25 p.

Ewert, J. W. & Swanson, D. A. (Eds.) (1992). Monitoring Volcanoes: Techniques and Strategies Used by the Staff of the Cascades Volcano Observatory, 1980-90. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin , 1966, 223 p. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b1966_1992

Foxworthy, B. L. & Hill, M. (1982). Volcanic Eruptions of 1980 at Mount St. Helens: The First 100 Days. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 1249, 125 p. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/pp1249

Gerlach, T. M., McGee, K. A. & Doukas, M. P. (2008). Emission Rates of CO2, SO2, and H2S, Scrubbing, and PreEruption Excess Volatiles at Mount St. Helens, 2004–2005. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 1750, p. 543-571.

Glicken, H. X., Meyer, W. & Sabol, M. A. (1989). Geology and ground-water hydrology of Spirit Lake blockage, Mount St. Helens, Wahington, with implications for lake retention. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin , 1789, 33 p. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b1789

Glicken, H. X. (1996). Rockslide-Debris Avalanche of May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens Volcano, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 96-677 , 90 p. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr96677

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

Hoblitt, R. P. & Scott, W. E. (2011). Estimate of Tephra Accumulation Probabilities for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Hanford Site, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 2011-1064 http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1064/

Martinson, H. A., Finneran, S. D. & Topinka, L. J. (1984). Changes in Channel Geomorphology of Six Eruption-Affected Tributaries of the Lewis River, 1980-82, Mount St. Helens, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 84-614, 113 p. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr84614

Martinson, H. A., Hammond, H. E., Mast, W. W. & Mango, P. D. (1986). Channel Geometry and Hydrologic Data for Six Eruption-Affected Tributaries of the Lewis River, Mount St. Helens, Washington, Water Years 1983-84. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 85-631, 161 p. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr85631

McGee, K. A. & Casadevall, T. J. (1994). A Compilation of Sulfur Dioxide and Carbon Dioxide Emission-Rate Data from Mount St. Helens During 1980-88. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 94-212, 23 p. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1994/of94-212/

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. (1996). Pre-1980 Tephra-Fall Deposits Erupted From Mount St. Helens, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 1563, 99 p. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/pp1563

Shulters, M. V. & Clifton, D. G. (1981). Mount St. Helens volcanic-ash fall in the Bull Run watershed, Oregon, March-June 1980. U.S. Geological Survey Circular , 850-A http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/cir850A

Walder, J. S., Schilling, S. P., Sherrod, D. R. & Vallance, J. W. (2010). Photographic Documentation of the Evolution of Crater Glacier, Mount St. Helens, Washington, September 2006–November 2009. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 2010-1141

USGS Poster

Driedger, C., Westby, L., Faust, L., Frenzen, P., Bennett, J. & Clynne, M. A. (2010). 30 Cool Facts about Mount St. Helens. U.S. Geological Survey General Information Product , GIP 103 , 1 p.

Ramsey, D. W., Driedger, C. & Schilling, S. P. (2008). A New Perspective on Mount St. Helens -- Dramatic Landform Change and Associated Hazards at the Most Active Volcano in the Cascade Range. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map , 3008, 1 sheet.

Schilling, S. P., Ramsey, D. W., Messerich, J. A. & Thompson, R. A. (2006). Rebuilding Mount St. Helens. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map , 2928, 1 poster sheet. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/sim2928