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Media Advisory: USGS Releases B-Roll Tape — Eruption of Mount St. Helens 2004-2005: Instrumentation and Continuing Dome Growth VII, October 1, 2004 through Sept 14, 2005
Released: 9/21/2005 10:22:04 AM

Contact Information:
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
Office of Communication
119 National Center
Reston, VA 20192
Carolyn Driedger 1-click interview
Phone: 360-993-8907

Don Becker 1-click interview
Phone: 605-594-6175

The USGS is releasing 20-minutes of video of Mount St Helens, taken by staff at the USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory (CVO). The video will be available in Vancouver at the Friday, September 23, news event or by contacting Don Becker at the EROS Data Center. Public release of the video is embargoed until Friday, September 23 at 10 a.m. PDT.

Video includes a summary of dome growth and collapse during the past year; time-lapse photography, Infrared (FLIR) animations of dome rock collapse, instrumentation on the glacier, and helicopter movement of a GPS spider.

Video contents:
Chapter 1: Summary of Mount St. Helens Eruption and Dome Growth from October 1, 2004 through July 13, 2005
Chapter 2: 2004-2005 Dome and Surrounding Area of Deformation. August 10, 2005
Chapter 3: Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) Thermal Imaging of 2004-2005 Dome. August 10, 2005
Chapter 4: Retrieval, Servicing and Redeployment of Petrologic "Spider" from North End of 2004-2005 Dome. August 10, 2005
Chapter 5: 2005 Dome and Surrounding Area of Deformation. August 23, 2005
Chapter 6: 2005 Dome and Surrounding Area of Deformation. September 2, 2005
Chapter 7: Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) Thermal Imaging of 2004-2005 Dome. September 2, 2005
Chapter 8: Time Lapse Photography of South Side of 2004-2005 Dome from Dusk to Dawn. September 7, 2005
Chapter 9: Time Lapse Photography of 2004-2005 Dome Growth Oct. 10, 2004 through Sept. 14, 2005

Length: Approximately 20 minutes

For availability, please contact:

Don Becker, (605) 594-6175, becker@usgs.gov
Carolyn Driedger, (360) 993-8907, driedger@usgs.gov

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