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Mount Redoubt Volcano Erupts Explosively Overnight and This Morning
Released: 3/27/2009 4:30:21 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

Clarise Nassif Ransom 1-click interview
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 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 and yesterday's (March 26) overflight of the volcano. 

Mount Redoubt Volcano, 106 miles southwest of Anchorage, Alaska, erupted again explosively last night and this morning.  

Post-eruption photos are available on the Alaska Volcano Observatory, Redoubt Activity 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: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM AKDT/5:30 PM – 6:30 PM EASTERN TIME

Date: March 27, 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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