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Media Advisory - Exclusive: Mount Redoubt Volcano B-Roll Now Available
Released: 2/12/2009 6:53:46 PM

Contact Information:
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
Office of Communication
119 National Center
Reston, VA 20192
Jennifer Adleman 1-click interview
Phone: 907-786-7497 or 907-786-7019

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

In partnership with: University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute, Alaska Geological and Physical Surveys, Alaska Volcano Observatory

New b-roll footage of Alaska’s Redoubt Volcano shows its current state of unrest, including vapor plumes emanating from holes in the newly deformed Drift Glacier near the volcano summit. This footage was shot from an aerial observation and gas measurement flight initiated in Anchorage. A digital file of the b-roll is available as a direct download by visiting the following address:


High-resolution copies in additional formats are available, including footage without an embedded USGS logo, by contacting Don Becker at becker@usgs.gov and 605-594-6175. Anchorage media may obtain the few, local hard copies by contacting Jennifer N. Adleman at jadleman@usgs.gov and 907-786-7019.

Scientists continue to work around-the-clock monitoring Redoubt, located 106 miles southwest of Anchorage and within Lake Clark National Park and Preserve. For up-to-date information concerning the current activity of Redoubt visit the Alaska Volcano Observatory Redoubt Activity web page.

B-roll footage information:

Title: Redoubt Volcano Plume
Shoot Date: February 7, 2009
Release Date: February 12, 2009
Produced by: Stephen M. Wessells (USGS) & Don Becker (USGS)
Footage: Stephen M. Wessells (USGS)
Run Time: 3 minutes, 30 seconds
File Size: 34 MB

The Alaska Volcano Observatory is a cooperative program of the U.S. Geological Survey, the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute, and the Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys.

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