When Mt. Redoubt erupts, these scient...

When Mt. Redoubt erupts, these scientists are on the job

There are 2 comments on the Christian Science Monitor story from Apr 10, 2009, titled When Mt. Redoubt erupts, these scientists are on the job. In it, Christian Science Monitor reports that:

Deep in the recesses of a low-slung, cinder-block building, scientists are working around the clock to keep pace with the volcano that for weeks has wreaked havoc on air travel, oil production, and air quality.

The scientists at the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) have been on high alert since mid-January, when Mt. Redoubt started rumbling. On March 22, the 10,197-foot-tall volcano exploded with an ash cloud that spewed nearly 10 miles into the air. Since then, it has erupted about 20 times, belching plumes of gritty ash and steam and showers of rocks, and triggering vast mudslides from quick-thawed ice and snow.

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Portsmouth, OH

#1 Apr 23, 2009
how many times has redoubt exploded in total
Earthquake Clustering

Toronto, Canada

#2 Feb 23, 2011

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