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Volcano hazards in the Mount Hood region, Oregon

Volcano hazards in the Mount Hood region, Oregon

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Volcanic hazard analysis -- Oregon -- Hood, Mount, Region,
  • Hood, Mount (Or.) -- Eruptions

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W.E. Scott ... [et al.]
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 97-89, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 97-89
    ContributionsScott, William E. 1947-, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14512923M
    OCLC/WorldCa45125871

    Volcanic Hazards at Three Sisters Three Sisters is a potentially active volcanic center that lies close to rapidly growing communities and resort areas in Central Oregon. Volcanic hazards in the region include eruption-triggered events such as fallout of tephra, pyroclastic flows, lava flows and domes, and lahars and flooding, as well as landslides from steep flanks, which need not be triggered by eruptions. USGS: Volcano Hazards Program - Cascades Volcano Observatory USGS Volcano Science Center Mount Hood geology and history information.

    The history of volcanic activity of Mt. Hood and analyses of volcanic hazard zones around Mt. Hood are summarized in the USGS Open File Report Volcano Hazards in the Mount Hood Region, Oregon and in the accompanying map. Numerous small volcanoes occupy the area between Mount Jefferson and Mount Hood to the north, and between Mount Jefferson and the Three Sisters region to the south. These small volcanoes tend not to pose the far-reaching hazards associated with Mount Jefferson, but are nonetheless locally important. A concern at Mount Jefferson, but not at the.

    This guidebook describes stops of interest for a geological field trip around Mount Hood volcano. It was developed for the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth’s Interior (IAVCEI) Scientific Assembly in Portland, Oregon. The intent of this guidebook and accompanying contributions is to provide an overview of Mount Hood, including its chief geologic Author: William E. Scott, Cynthia A. Gardner. Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries NE Oregon St., #28, Suite Portland, OR JANUARY Oregon Geology Fact Sheet. Mount Hood Multi-Hazards Risk Study. Introduction. Geologic events like volcanic eruptions, landslides, floods.


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Volcano hazards in the Mount Hood region, Oregon Download PDF EPUB FB2

Volcano hazards in the Mount Hood region, Oregon. Mount Hood is a potentially active volcano close to rapidly growing communities and recreation areas.

The most likely widespread and hazardous consequence of a future eruption will be for lahars (rapidly moving mudflows) to sweep down the entire length of the Sandy (including the Zigzag) and White River valleys. Volcano hazards in the Mount Hood region, Oregon (SuDoc I ) [U.S.

Geological Survey] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : U.S. Geological Survey. The accompanying volcano-hazard-zonation map outlines areas potentially at risk and shows that some areas may be too close for a reasonable chance of escape or survival during an eruption.

Future eruptions of Mount Hood could seriously disrupt transportation (air, river, and highway), some municipal water supplies, and hydroelectric power generation and transmission in northwest Oregon and southwest Washington.

VOLCANO HAZARDS IN THE MOUNT HOOD REGION, OREGON By W.E. Scott, T.C. Pierson, S.P. Schilling, J.E. Costa, C.A. Gardner, J.W. Vallance, and J.J. Major SUMMARY MountHoodisapotentiallyactivevolcanoclosetorapidlygrowingcommunitiesandrecreationareas.

The most likely widespread and hazardous consequence of a future eruption will be for lahars (rapidly. Get this from a library. Volcano hazards in the Mount Hood region, Oregon. [William E Scott; Geological Survey (U.S.);].

Measurements of slope distances and vertical angles at Mount Baker and Mount Rainier, Washington, Mount Hood and Crater Lake, Oregon, and Mount Shasta and Lassen Peak, California, U.S. Geological Survey Oregon book Report,98 p.

Summary of Mt Hood's geologic history (from the USGS Open-File Report ) Mount Hood بركان stratovolcano m / 11, ft Oregon, Canada and USA (mainland), °N / °W الوضع الحالي: normal or dormant Oregon book من أصل 5) Mount Hood كاميرات الويب / بيانات مباشرة | Reports Mount Hood volcano books.

Hazards. Mount Hood is an active volcano close to rapidly growing communities, recreation areas, and major transportation routes and therefore imposes heightened risk.

Potential hazards include collapse of growing lava domes and generation of pyroclastic flows, which in turn melt snow and ice to form lahars that flow far down valleys; the long-term adjustment of river channels to the large quantities of volcanogenic sediment.

Mount Hood, Oregon in early Summer. When Mount Hood erupts again, it will severely affect areas on its flanks as well as locations far downstream in the major river valleys that head on the volcano. Volcanoes like Mount Hood are very episodic in their eruptive behavior, and have periods with frequent eruptions over decades to centuries, separated by dormant periods lasting centuries to thousands of.

Mt Hood 75 km ESE of Portland is Oregon's highest peak and one of the most prominent of the Cascades volcanoes. It is probably the only volcano in Oregon which has erupted in historic times (last confirmed activity in ). Andesite-dacite lava domes form the glacially eroded summit complex.

The main hazard from Mt Hood are posed by pyroclastic flows and mud flows (lahars) in case of an eruption. These would travel downstream river beds radiating from the volcano and threaten communities in this area. When Mount Hood erupts again, it will severely affect areas on its flanks and far downstream in the major river valleys that head on the volcano.

Volcanic ash may fall on areas up to several hundred kilometers downwind. The purpose of the volcano hazard report USGS Open-File Report (Scott and others, ) is to describe the kinds of. Multi-Hazard and Risk Study for the Mount Hood Region, Multnomah, Clackamas, and Hood River Counties, Oregon—Downloadable document including a risk and vulnerability study of volcanic hazards along the Sandy and Hood River valleys.

Study published by the State of Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI). Summary of Mt Hood's geologic history (from the USGS Open-File Report ) Mount Hood vulkaan stratovulkaan m / 11, ft Oregon, Canada and USA (mainland), °N / °W Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Mount Hood webcams / Live-gegevens | Reports Mount Hood.

Hazards map for Mount Hood including likelihood of impact for proximal (close) and distal (farther) hazards zones and lahar travel times. For more information on hazard zones see text or for a more detailed map and description see Scott and others,Volcano Hazards in the Mount Hood Region, Oregon, U.S.

Geological Survey Open-File Report The volcanoes are the result of the slow slide of dense oceanic crust as it sinks beneath North America (subduction), which releases water and melts overlying rock. This rich volcanic zone contains the well-known landmark volcanoes, such as Mount St.

Helens, Three Sisters, and Crater Lake and approximately 2, other known volcanic features. An urban center in the path of such a force would be totally devastated. In Oregon, there are very few populated areas that would be affected by a lateral blast.

Download and read the Mount Hood Coordination Plan (June ) Learn more about Mount Hood; Learn the latest information on other Northwest Volcanoes from the Cascades Volcano Observatory.

Below are some links to related reports and websites. USGS Open-File Report"Volcano Hazards in the Mount Hood Region, Oregon", by W.E. Scott and others, Volcano Hazards Program Home Page - U.S. Geological Survey. INTRODUCTION. Earthquake swarms beneath Mount Hood occur yearly and hot steam vents near the summit remind us that this volcano still hosts active geologic processes that present potential hazards to the region.

For this reason, the Mount Hood Coordination Plan was drawn up by emergency managers from Clackamas, Multnomah, Wasco, Hood RiverFile Size: KB.

U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report Version Digital Data for Volcano Hazards of the Mount Hood Region, Oregon By S.P. Schilling, S. Doelger, W.E.

Mount Defiance (aboutyears old) on the south side of the Columbia River gorge and Lost Lake Butte northwest of Mount Hood are two examples of shield volcanoes. In addition one such shield volcano, theyear-old Cloud Cap volcano, erupted on the north flank of Hood from a vent only 5 kilometers or less from Hood’s summit.Mount Hood is Oregon's highest peak and an active volcano of the Cascade Range.

It is located about 80 km (50 mi) east of the Portland metropolitan area. Volcanism occurs at Mount Hood and other Cascades arc volcanoes because of the subduction of the Juan de .Digital Data for Volcano Hazards of the Mount Hood Region, Oregon By S.P.

Schilling, S. Doelger, W.E. Scott, T.C. Pierson, J.E. Costa, C.A The files are volcano hazard map data available as ArcInfo coverages and shapefiles. ArcInfo-compatible GIS software is required to use the files. The files are stored in a single zipped folder (mthood.