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Publications

The list below contains only a selected few Mauna Loa publications 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

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

Macdonald, G. A. & Hubbard, Jr., D. H. (2007). Volcanoes of the National Parks in Hawai‘i., 12th ed., 64 p.

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.

Macdonald, G. A., Abbott, A. T. & Peterson, F. L. (1983). Volcanoes in the Sea: The Geology of Hawaii., 2nd ed., 517 p.

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 https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/item/57fd072ee4b0824b2d130eb5

Robinson, J. E., Hamer, M. R., Stevenson, A. J., Lucky, H., Degnan, C. H., Wong, F. L. & Holcomb, R. T. (2004). Digital Data for Maps of Hawaiian Islands Exclusive Economic Zone Interpreted from GLORIA Sidedscan-Sonar Imagery. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map , 2824 doi:10.3133/sim2824 https://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/2004/2824/

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 http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2005/144/

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.

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

Fact Sheets

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.

Okubo, P. G. & Nakata, J. S. (2011). Earthquakes in Hawai‘i—An Underappreciated but Serious Hazard. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet , 2011-3013, 6 p.

Geologic Maps

Trusdell, F. A. & Lockwood, J. P. (2020). Geologic Map of the Southern Flank of Mauna Loa Volcano, Island of Hawai‘i, Hawaii. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map , 2932-C, 28 p.; readme; 2 sheets; metadata; database; and 1 Microsoft Excel appendix. doi:10.3133/sim2932C https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/sim2932C

Trusdell, F. A. & Lockwood, J. P. (2019). Geologic map of the central-southeast flank of Mauna Loa Volcano, Island of Hawai‘i, Hawaii. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map , 2932-B, 23 p.; 2 Sheets; Chemical data table; Geospatial data. doi:10.3133/sim2932B https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/sim2932B

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, 25 p.; 2 sheets; Chemical data table; Geospatial data. doi:10.3133/sim2932A https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/sim2932A

Trusdell, F. A. & Zoeller, M. H. (2017). Lava inundation zone maps for Mauna Loa, Island of Hawai‘i, Hawaii. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report , 3387, 12 p., 10 sheets. doi:10.3133/sim3387 https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/sim3387

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 doi:10.3133/ofr20071089 https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr20071089

Holcomb, R. T. & Robinson, J. E. (2004). Maps of Hawaiian Islands exclusive economic zone interpreted from GLORIA sidescan-sonar imagery. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map , 2824, 9 p.; 1 sheet. doi:10.3133/sim2824 https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/sim2824

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. doi:10.3133/i2809 https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/i2809

Trusdell, F. A., Graves, P. & Tincher, C. R. (2002). Map showing lava inundation zones for Mauna Loa, Hawai‘i. U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map , 2401, 14 p.; 10 Sheets. doi:10.3133/mf2401 https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/mf2401

Wolfe, E. W. & Morris, J. (1996). Geologic map of the Island of Hawaii. U.S. Geological Survey Geological Investigations Series Map , I-2524-A, 18 p.; 3 sheets. doi:10.3133/i2524A https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/i2524A

Lipman, P. W. & Swenson, A. (1984). Generalized geologic map of the southwest rift zone of Mauna Loa Volcano, Hawaii. U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Map , I-1323, 1 sheet. doi:10.3133/i1323 https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/i1323

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.

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.

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

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

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/

Heliker, C. C. (1990). Volcanic and seismic hazards on the Island of Hawaii. U.S. Geological Survey General Information Product , 48 p.

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

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

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

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.

Stearns, H. T., Clark, W. O. & Meinzer, O. E. (1930). Geology and water resources of the Kau district, Hawaii (including parts of Kīlauea and Mauna Loa Volcanoes), with a chapter on ground water in the Hawaiian Islands. U.S. Geological Survey Water Supply Paper , 616, 194 p.; 3 sheets. doi:10.3133/wsp616 https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/wsp616