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Media Advisory: Redoubt Eruption Continues
Released: 4/6/2009 1:15:13 PM

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Alaska's Redoubt Volcano continues to emit a plume of water vapor, gas and minor ash after its 19th successive explosion this past weekend. Scientists believe the volcano has entered a new period of cyclical lava dome growth marked by small earthquakes and intermittent tremors.

A news conference with scientists from the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) and representatives from the Unified Command will take place on April 6th, 2009 at 1:00PM AKDT (5:00PM 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.

Who: Media

What: AVO Redoubt Volcano Eruption Update

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM AKDT/5:00 PM - 6:00 PM EASTERN TIME

Date: April 6, 2009

Call-in: 1-866-744-4861

Participant Code: 3986553

Place:

USGS Alaska Science Center
Glenn Olds Hall
Glenn Olds Conference Room
4210 University Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508

AVO's dynamic website 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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