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Mount Redoubt Volcano Continues to Erupt Explosively
Released: 3/24/2009 3:25:16 PM

Contact Information:
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
Office of Communication
119 National Center
Reston, VA 20192
Tom Murray
Phone: 907-786-7497

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Phone: 703-648-4356

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

Scientists from the Alaska Volcano Observatory will host a news conference at 12:00PM AKDT (4PM EASTERN TIME) at the USGS Alaska Science Center in the Glenn Olds Hall Conference Room, Anchorage, AK, to discuss the continuing eruption of Mount Redoubt Volcano.

Mount Redoubt Volcano, 106 miles southwest of Anchorage, Alaska, erupted explosively March 22, 2009, at approximately 10:38 PM AKDT, and has had a total of 6 explosive events that have sent ash more than 50,000 feet into the air.

Post-eruption photos are now available on the Alaska Volcano Observatory Web site.

Listen to a podcast interview with the Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar about Mount Redoubt Volcano's eruption which was taped on March 23, 2009.

Who: Media
What: AVO Redoubt Volcano eruption update
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM AKDT/4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EASTERN TIME
Date: March 24, 2009
Call-in: 877-953-4172
Participant Code: 8654249#
Place: USGS Alaska Science Center
Glenn Olds Hall
Glenn Olds Conference Room
4210 University Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508

AVO's dynamic Web site contains extensive information about present and past volcanic activity in Alaska and is increasingly popular as a destination for real-time data about Alaska's restless volcanoes. 

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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