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Publications

Thousands of scientific papers, articles, and books have been published on Hawaiian volcanism dating back more than a century. The list below contains only a selected few to get interested readers started. For a more comprehensive listing, please see Wright, T.L., and Takahashi, T.J., 1998, Hawai‘i bibliographic database, Bulletin of Volcanology, v. 59, p. 276-280.

Updates to the Wright and Takahashi database are compiled and maintained in a bibliography related to the Geology of Hawai‘i.

Books

Carey, R. J., Cayol, V., Poland, M. P. & Weis, D. (2015). Hawaiian Volcanoes: From Source to Surface. Geophysical Monograph Series doi:10.1002/9781118872079
Volcanoes: Haleakalā, Hualālai, Kīlauea, Lō‘ihi, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa

Hazlett, R. W. (2014). Explore the Geology of Kīlauea Volcano., 146 p.
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Rhodes, J. M. & Lockwood, J. P. (Eds.) (2013). Mauna Loa revealed: structure, composition, history, and hazards. Geophysical Monograph Series , v. 92 doi:10.1029/GM092
Volcanoes: Mauna Loa

Macdonald, G. A. & Hubbard, Jr., D. H. (2007). Volcanoes of the NAtional Parks in Hawai‘i., 12th ed., 64 p.
Volcanoes: Haleakalā, Kīlauea, Mauna Loa

Bevins, D., Takahashi, T. J. & Wright, T. L. (1988). The early serial publications of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory: Volume 3, Monthly Bulletin of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (1821-1929)., 1224 p.
Volcanoes: Hualālai, Kīlauea, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa

Fiske, R. S., Simkin, T. & Nielsen, E. (Eds.) (1987). The Volcano Letter., unpaginated.
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Macdonald, G. A., Abbott, A. T. & Peterson, F. L. (1983). Volcanoes in the Sea: The Geology of Hawaii., 2nd ed., 517 p.
Volcanoes: Haleakalā, Hualālai, Kīlauea, Lō‘ihi, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa

Databases

Kauahikaua, J. P., Orr, T. R., Patrick, M. R. & Trusdell, F. A. (2016). Steepest-Descent Lines for Kīlauea, Mauna Loa, Hualālai, and Mauna Kea Volcanoes, Hawai‘i. U.S. Geological Survey Data Release doi:10.5066/F7FJ2DX0
Volcanoes: Hualālai, Kīlauea, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa

Thornber, C. R., Hon, K., Heliker, C. C. & Sherrod, D. R. (2003). A Compilation of Whole-Rock and Glass Major-Element geochemistry of Kïlauea Volcano, Hawai'i, near-vent eruptive products: January 1983 through September 2001. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 03-477, 8 p.
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Thornber, C. R., Budahn, J. R., Ridley, W. I. & Unruh, D. M. (2003). Trace Element and Nd, Sr, Pb Isotope Geochemistry of Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai‘i, Near-vent Eruptive Products: 1983 – 2001. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 03-493, 5 p.
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Eruption Summaries

Tilling, R. I., Heliker, C. C. & Swanson, D. A. (2010). Eruptions of Hawaiian Volcanoes— Past, Present, and Future. U.S. Geological Survey General Information Product , 117, 63 p.
Volcanoes: Kīlauea, Mauna Loa

Heliker, C., Swanson, D. A. & Takahashi, T. J. (Eds.) (2003). The Pu‘u ‘Ō ‘ō–Kūpaianaha Eruption of Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai‘i: The First 20 Years. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 1676, 215 p.
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Heliker, C. C., Swanson, D. A. & Takahashi, T. J. (2003). The Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō–Kupaianaha Eruption of Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai‘i: The First 20 Years. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 1676, 215 p.
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Decker, R. W., Wright, T. L. & Stauffer, P. H. (Eds.) (1987). Volcanism in Hawaii. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 1350, 1667 p.
Volcanoes: Kīlauea, Mauna Loa

Fact Sheets

Elias, T. & Sutton, A. J. (2017). Volcanic air pollution hazards in Hawaii. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet , 2017-3017, 4 p. doi:10.3133/fs20173017
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Patrick, M. R., Orr, T. R., Sutton, A. J., Elias, T. & Swanson, D. A. (2013). The First Five Years of Kīlauea'sSummit Eruption in Halema‘uma‘u Crater, 2008–2013. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet , 2013-3116, 4 p. doi:10.3133/fs20133116
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Orr, T. R., Heliker, C. C. & Patrick, M. R. (2013). The Ongoing Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō Eruption of Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai‘i—30 Years of Eruptive Activity. Hendley, J. W. (Ed.) , U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet , 2012-3127, 6 p.
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Trusdell, F. A. (2012). Mauna Loa—History, Hazards, and Risk of living With the World's Largest Volcano. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet , 2012-3104, 4 p.
Volcanoes: Mauna Loa

Okubo, P. G. & Nakata, J. S. (2011). Earthquakes in Hawai‘i—An Underappreciated buy Serious Hazard. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet , 2011-3013, 6 p.
Volcanoes: Haleakalā, Hualālai, Kīlauea, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa

Swanson, D. A., Fiske, R. S., Rose, T., Houghton, B. & Mastin, L. G. (2011). Kīlauea–an Explosive Volcano in Hawai‘i. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet , 2011-3064, 4 p.
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Heliker, C. C. & Brantley, S. R. (2002). The Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō–Kupaianaha Eruption of Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai‘i, 1983 to 2003. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet , 144-02, 2 p.
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Johnson, J. (2000). Viewing Lava Safely – Common Sense is Not Enough. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet , 152-00, 4 p.
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Geologic Maps

Trusdell, F. A. & Lockwood, J. P. (2017). Geologic map of the northeast flank of Mauna Loa volcano, Island of Hawai‘i, Hawaii. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map , 2932-A, pamphlet 25 p., 2 sheets. doi:10.3133/sim2932A
Volcanoes: Mauna Loa

Sherrod, D. R., Sinton, J. M., Watkins, S. E. & Brunt, K. M. (2007). Geologic Map of the State of Hawai'i. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 2007-1089
Volcanoes: Haleakalā, Hualālai, Kīlauea, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa

Neal, C. A. & Lockwood, J. P. (2003). Geologic Map of the Summit Region of Kīlauea Volcano, Hawaii. U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series , I-2759
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Eakins, B. W., Robinson, J. E., Kanamatsu, T., Naka, J., Smith, J. R., Takahashi, E. & Clague, D. A. (2003). Hawaii's Volcanoes Revealed. U.S. Geological Survey Geological Investigations Series Map , I-2809, 1 plate.
Volcanoes: Haleakalā, Hualālai, Kīlauea, Lō‘ihi, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa

Heliker, C. C., Ulrich, G. E., Margriter, S. C. & Hoffman, J. P. (2001). Maps Showing the Development of the Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō - Kupaianaha Flow Field, June 1984-February 1987, Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai‘i. U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series , I-2685, 4 p.
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Trusdell, F. A., Wolfe, E. W. & Morris, J. (1996). Digital Database of the Geologic Map of the Island of Hawai'i. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series , 144
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Hazards Assessments and Reports

Lee, R. G., Teixeira, E. S., Yanagi, B. S., Chock, G. & Sgambelluri, M. (2005). Earthquake hazards and estimated losses in the County of Hawai‘i. Ogata-Deal, A. (Ed.) , , 32 p.
Volcanoes: Hualālai, Kīlauea, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa

Trusdell, F. A., Graves, P. & Tincher, C. R. (2002). Maps showing inundation zones for Mauna Loa, Hawai'i. U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map , MF-2401, 14 p., 10 plates.
Volcanoes: Mauna Loa

Klein, F. W., Frankel, A. D., Mueller, R. L., Wesson, R. L. & Okubo, P. G. (2000). Seismic-hazard maps for Hawaii. U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Map , IMAP 2724, 8 maps; 2 sheets.
Volcanoes: Haleakalā, Hualālai, Kīlauea, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa

Kauahikaua, J. P., Margriter, S., Lockwood, J. P. & Trusdell, F. A. (1995). Applications of GIS to the estimation of lava flow hazards on Mauna Loa Volcano, Hawai`i. Rhodes, J. M. & Lockwood, J. P. (Eds.) , Geophysical Monograph Series , 92, p. 315-325. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/book/10.1029/GM092
Volcanoes: Mauna Loa

Trusdell, F. A. (1995). Lava flow hazards and risk assessment on Mauna Loa Volcano, Hawai`i. Rhodes, J. M. & Lockwood, J. P. (Eds.) , Geophysical Monograph Series , 92, p. 327-336. doi:10.1029/GM092 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/book/10.1029/GM092
Volcanoes: Mauna Loa

Wright, T. L., Chun, J. Y., Exposo, J., Heliker, C. C., Hodge, J., Lockwood, J. P. & Vogt, S. M. (1992). Map showing lava-flow hazard zones, Island of Hawaii. U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map , MF-2193, 1 plate. http://pubs.usgs.gov/mf/1992/2193/
Volcanoes: Hualālai, Kīlauea, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa

Heliker, C. C. (1990). Volcanic and seismic hazards on the Island of Hawaii. U.S. Geological Survey General Information Product , 48 p.
Volcanoes: Hualālai, Kīlauea, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa

Mullineaux, D. R., Peterson, D. W. & Crandell, D. R. (1987). Volcanic hazards in the Hawaiian Islands. Decker, R. W., Wright, T. L. & Stauffer, P. H. (Eds.) , U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 1350, p. 599-621. https://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/1987/1350/index.html
Volcanoes: Kīlauea, Mauna Loa

Crandell, D. R. (1983). Potential hazards from future volcanic eruptions on the Island of Maui, Hawaii. U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Map , I-1442, 1 plate. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/i1442
Volcanoes: Haleakalā

Journal Articles

Thornber, C. R., Orr, T. R., Heliker, C. C. & Hoblitt, R. P. (2015). Petrologic testament to changes in shallow magma storage and transport during 30+ years of recharge and eruption at Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai‘i: Chapter 8. Carey, R., Cayol, V., Poland, M. P. & Weis, D. (Eds.) , Geophysical Monograph Series , 208, pp 147-188 (with electronic data appendices). doi:10.1002/9781118872079.ch8
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Kern, C., Sutton, A. J., Elias, T., Lee, L., Kamibayashi, K., Antolik, L. & Werner, C. (2014). An automated SO2 camera system for continuous, real-time monitoring of gas emissions from Kīlauea Volcano's summit Overlook Crater. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research , 300, p. 81-94. doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2014.12.004
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Swanson, D. A., Weaver, S. J. & Houghton, B. (2014). Reconstructing the deadly eruptive events of 1790 CE at Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai‘i. Geological Society of America Bulletin , 127, p. 503-515. doi:10.1130/B31116.1
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Swanson, D. A., Rose, T., Fiske, R. S. & McGeehin, J. P. (2012). Keanakāko‘i Tephra produced by 300 years of explosive eruptions following collapse of Kīlauea's caldera in about 1500 CE. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research , 215-216, p. 8-25. doi:doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2011.11.009
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Swanson, D. A. (2008). Hawaiian oral tradition describes 400 years of volcanic activity at Kīlauea. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research , 176, p. 427-431. doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2008.01.033
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Sherrod, D. R., Hagstrum, J. T., McGeehin, J. P., Champion, D. E. & Trusdell, F. A. (2006). Distribution, 14C chronology, and paleomagnetism of latest Pleistocene and Holocene lava flows at Haleakalā volcano, Island of Maui, Hawai‘i: a revision of lava flow hazard zones. Journal of Geophysical Research Solid Earth , 111 doi:10.1029/2005JB003876
Volcanoes: Haleakalā

Thornber, C. R., Heliker, C. C., Sherrod, D. R., Kauahikaua, J. P., Miklius, A., Okubo, P. G., Trusdell, F. A., Budahn, J. R., Ridley, W. I. & Meeker, G. P. (2003). Kīlauea East Rift Zone Magmatism: an Episode 54 Perspective. Journal of Petrology , 44, pp 1525-1559. doi:10.1093/petrology/egg048
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Gerlach, T. M., McGee, K. A., Sutton, A. J. & Doukas, M. P. (2002). Carbon dioxide emission rate of Kīlauea Volcano: Implications for primary magma and the summit reservoir. Journal of Geophysical Research , 107, p. ECV3-1 – ECV3-15, 2189. doi:10.1029/2001JB000407
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Eaton, J. P. & Murata, K. J. (1960). How Volcanoes Grow. Science , 132, pp. 925-938.
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

USGS General Publication

Kauahikaua, J. P., Orr, T. R., Patrick, M. R., Thelen, W. A., Burgess, M. K., Miklius, A., Poland, M. P., Anderson, K. R., Antolik, L., Elias, T., Sutton, A. J., Kern, C. & Werner, C. (2016). The 2014 annual report for the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report , 2016-5059, 65 p. doi:10.3133/sir20165059
Volcanoes: Kīlauea, Mauna Loa

Poland, M. P., Takahashi, T. J. & Landowski, C. M. (Eds.) (2014). Characteristics of Hawaiian Eruptions. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 1801, 428 p. doi:10.3133/pp1801
Volcanoes: Haleakalā, Hualālai, Kīlauea, Lō‘ihi, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa

Orr, T. R. (2014). The June–July 2007 collapse and refilling of the Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō Crater, Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai‘i. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report , 2014-5124, 15 p. doi:10.3133/sir20145124
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Wright, T. L. & Klein, F. W. (2014). Two Hundred Years of Magma Transport and Storage at Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai‘i, 1790–2008. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 1806, 240 p. doi:dx.doi.org/10.3133/pp1806
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Elias, T. & Sutton, A. J. (2012). Sulfur Dioxide Emission Rates from Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai‘i, 2007–2010. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 2012-1107, 25 p.
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Orr, T. R. (2011). Selected Time-Lapse Movies of the East Rift Zone Eruption of Kīlauea Volcano, 2004–2008. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series , 621, 15 p.
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Babb, J. L., Kauahikaua, J. P. & Tilling, R. I. (2011). The Story of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory—A Remarkable First 100 Years of Tracking Eruptions and Earthquakes. U.S. Geological Survey General Information Product , 135, 60 p.
Volcanoes: Haleakalā, Hualālai, Kīlauea, Lō‘ihi, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa

Lockwood, J. P., Tilling, R. I., Holcomb, R. T., Klein, F. W., Okamura, A. T. & Peterson, D. W. (2000). Magma Migration and Resupply During the 1974 Summit Eruptions of Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai‘i. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 1613, 43 p.
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Sutton, A. J. & Casadevall, T. J. (1998). Sulfur dioxide emission rates of Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai‘i 1979-1997. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 98-462
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Wolfe, E. W. (1988). The Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō Eruption of Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai‘i: Episodes 1 Through 20, January 3, 1983, Through June 8, 1984. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 1463, 251 p.
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Swanson, D. A., Duffield, W. A., Jackson, D. B. & Peterson, D. W. (1976). Chronological narrative of the 1969-71 Mauna Ulu eruption of Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai‘i. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 1056, 55 p.
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Richter, D. H., Eaton, J. P., Murata, K. J., Ault, W. U. & Krivoy, H. L. (1970). Chronological narrative of the 1959-60 eruption of Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai‘i. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , 537, 73 p.
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Richter, D. H. & Murata, K. J. (1966). Petrography of the lavas of the 1959-60 eruption of Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai‘i. U.S. Geological Survey Numbered Series , 537-D, 12 p.
Volcanoes: Kīlauea

Eaton, J. P. (1962). Crustal structure and volcanism in Hawaii. U.S. Geological Survey Monograph , 6, 13-29 p. doi:10.1029/GM006p0013
Volcanoes: Kīlauea