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Hazards Assessments

Young Volcanoes Pose Risks to California's Population

California's Exposure to Volcanic Hazards is a report that provides a broad perspective on the state's exposure to volcanic hazards by integrating volcanic hazard information with geospatial data on at-risk populations, infrastructure, and resources.

Clear Lake Volcanic Field

Mangan, M. T., Ball, J., Wood, N. J., Jones, J. L., Peters, J., Abdollahian, N., Dinitz, L., Blankenheim, S., Fenton, J. & Pridmore, C. (2018). California's Exposure to Volcanic Hazards. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report , 2018-5159, 49 p.

White, M. N., Ramsey, D. W. & Miller, C. D. (2011). Database for potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in California. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series , 661

Miller, C. D. (1989). Potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in California. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin , 1847, 17 p.

Coso Volcanic Field

Mangan, M. T., Ball, J., Wood, N. J., Jones, J. L., Peters, J., Abdollahian, N., Dinitz, L., Blankenheim, S., Fenton, J. & Pridmore, C. (2018). California's Exposure to Volcanic Hazards. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report , 2018-5159, 49 p.

White, M. N., Ramsey, D. W. & Miller, C. D. (2011). Database for potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in California. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series , 661

Miller, C. D. (1989). Potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in California. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin , 1847, 17 p.

Miller, C. D., Mullineaux, D. R., Crandell, D. R. & Bailey, R. A. (1982). Potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in the Long Valley-Mono Lake area, east-central California and southwest Nevada; a preliminary assessment. U.S. Geological Survey Circular , 877, 10 p.

Lassen Volcanic Center

Mangan, M. T., Ball, J., Wood, N. J., Jones, J. L., Peters, J., Abdollahian, N., Dinitz, L., Blankenheim, S., Fenton, J. & Pridmore, C. (2018). California's Exposure to Volcanic Hazards. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report , 2018-5159, 49 p.

Clynne, M. A., Robinson, J. E., Nathenson, M. & Muffler, L. P. (2012). Volcano hazards assessment for the Lassen region, northern California. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report , 2012-5176-A, 47 p.

Nathenson, M., Clynne, M. A. & Muffler, L. P. (2012). Eruption probabilities for the Lassen Volcanic Center and regional volcanism, northern California, and probabilities for large explosive eruptions in the Cascade Range. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report , 2012-5176-B, 23 p.

Robinson, J. E. & Clynne, M. A. (2012). Lahar Hazard Zones for Eruption-Generated Lahars in the Lassen Volcanic Center, California. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report , 2012-5176-C, 13 p.

White, M. N., Ramsey, D. W. & Miller, C. D. (2011). Database for potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in California. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series , 661

Miller, C. D. (1989). Potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in California. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin , 1847, 17 p.

Christiansen, R. L. (1982). Volcanic hazard potential in the California Cascades. Martin, R. C. & Davis, J. F. (Eds.) , Special Publication , 63, p. 41-59. http://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/information/publications/library

Long Valley Caldera

Mangan, M. T., Ball, J., Wood, N. J., Jones, J. L., Peters, J., Abdollahian, N., Dinitz, L., Blankenheim, S., Fenton, J. & Pridmore, C. (2018). California's Exposure to Volcanic Hazards. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report , 2018-5159, 49 p.

White, M. N., Ramsey, D. W. & Miller, C. D. (2011). Database for potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in California. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series , 661

Miller, C. D. (1989). Potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in California. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin , 1847, 17 p.

Miller, C. D., Mullineaux, D. R., Crandell, D. R. & Bailey, R. A. (1982). Potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in the Long Valley-Mono Lake area, east-central California and southwest Nevada; a preliminary assessment. U.S. Geological Survey Circular , 877, 10 p.

Mammoth Mountain

White, M. N., Ramsey, D. W. & Miller, C. D. (2011). Database for potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in California. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series , 661

Miller, C. D. (1989). Potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in California. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin , 1847, 17 p.

Miller, C. D., Mullineaux, D. R., Crandell, D. R. & Bailey, R. A. (1982). Potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in the Long Valley-Mono Lake area, east-central California and southwest Nevada; a preliminary assessment. U.S. Geological Survey Circular , 877, 10 p.

Medicine Lake volcano

Mangan, M. T., Ball, J., Wood, N. J., Jones, J. L., Peters, J., Abdollahian, N., Dinitz, L., Blankenheim, S., Fenton, J. & Pridmore, C. (2018). California's Exposure to Volcanic Hazards. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report , 2018-5159, 49 p.

White, M. N., Ramsey, D. W. & Miller, C. D. (2011). Database for potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in California. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series , 661

Donnelly-Nolan, J. M., Nathenson, M., Champion, D. E., Ramsey, D. W., Lowenstern, J. B. & Ewert, J. W. (2007). Volcano hazards assessment for Medicine Lake Volcano, Northern California. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report , 2007-5174-A, 26 p.

Nathenson, M., Donnelly-Nolan, J. M., Champion, D. E. & Lowenstern, J. B. (2007). Chronology of postglacial eruptive activity and calculation of eruption probabilities for Medicine Lake Volcano, Northern California. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report , 2007-5174-B, 10 p.

Mono Lake Volcanic Field

White, M. N., Ramsey, D. W. & Miller, C. D. (2011). Database for potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in California. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series , 661

Miller, C. D. (1989). Potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in California. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin , 1847, 17 p.

Miller, C. D., Mullineaux, D. R., Crandell, D. R. & Bailey, R. A. (1982). Potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in the Long Valley-Mono Lake area, east-central California and southwest Nevada; a preliminary assessment. U.S. Geological Survey Circular , 877, 10 p.

Mono-Inyo Craters

White, M. N., Ramsey, D. W. & Miller, C. D. (2011). Database for potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in California. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series , 661

Miller, C. D. (1989). Potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in California. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin , 1847, 17 p.

Miller, C. D., Mullineaux, D. R., Crandell, D. R. & Bailey, R. A. (1982). Potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in the Long Valley-Mono Lake area, east-central California and southwest Nevada; a preliminary assessment. U.S. Geological Survey Circular , 877, 10 p.

Mount Shasta

Mangan, M. T., Ball, J., Wood, N. J., Jones, J. L., Peters, J., Abdollahian, N., Dinitz, L., Blankenheim, S., Fenton, J. & Pridmore, C. (2018). California's Exposure to Volcanic Hazards. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report , 2018-5159, 49 p.

White, M. N., Ramsey, D. W. & Miller, C. D. (2011). Database for potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in California. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series , 661


Crandell, D. R. & Nichols, D. R. (1989). Volcanic hazards at Mount Shasta, California. U.S. Geological Survey General Information Product , 22 p. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70039409

Miller, C. D. (1989). Potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in California. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin , 1847, 17 p.

Christiansen, R. L. (1982). Volcanic hazard potential in the California Cascades. Martin, R. C. & Davis, J. F. (Eds.) , Special Publication , 63, p. 41-59. http://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/information/publications/library

Miller, C. D. (1980). Potential hazards from future eruptions in the vicinity of Mount Shasta Volcano, Northern California. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin , 1503, 43 p.

Salton Buttes

Mangan, M. T., Ball, J., Wood, N. J., Jones, J. L., Peters, J., Abdollahian, N., Dinitz, L., Blankenheim, S., Fenton, J. & Pridmore, C. (2018). California's Exposure to Volcanic Hazards. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report , 2018-5159, 49 p.

White, M. N., Ramsey, D. W. & Miller, C. D. (2011). Database for potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in California. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series , 661

Miller, C. D. (1989). Potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in California. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin , 1847, 17 p.

Soda Lakes

Ubehebe Craters

White, M. N., Ramsey, D. W. & Miller, C. D. (2011). Database for potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in California. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series , 661

Miller, C. D. (1989). Potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions in California. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin , 1847, 17 p.