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Media Advisory: The Eruption of Mount Redoubt Volcano Continues with Another Major Explosion
Released: 3/26/2009 4:26:31 PM

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Scientists from the Alaska Volcano Observatory will host a news conference at 1:30PM AKDT (5:30PM 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 again explosively March 26, 2009, at approximately 09:24 AKDT, sending ash as high as 65,000 feet into the air.

Post-eruption photos are available on the Web at: http://www.avo.alaska.edu/activity/Redoubt.php.

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, and can be accessed at: http://www.doi.gov/news/audio/podcasts/index.html

Who: Media

What: AVO Redoubt Volcano eruption update

Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM AKDT/5:30 PM - 6:30 PM EASTERN TIME

Date: March 26, 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 website (http://www.avo.alaska.edu) 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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