Ash Fall

Airborne ash that falls from an eruption cloud, and the resulting deposit.Neuendorf, K.K.E., Mehl, J.P., Jr., and Jackson, J.A., ed., 2005, Glossary of Geology: American Geological Institute, 799 p.

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B 2047 Report
Bayhurst, G.K., Wohletz, K.H., and Mason, A.S., 1994, A method for characterizing volcanic ash from the December 15, 1989, eruption of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska, in Casadevall, T.J., Volcanic ash and aviation safety; proceedings of the first international symposium on volcanic ash and aviation safety: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2047, p. 13-17.
B 2047 Report
Swanson, S.E., and Beget, J.E., 1994, Melting properties of volcanic ash, in Casadevall, T.J., Volcanic ash and aviation safety; proceedings of the first international symposium on volcanic ash and aviation safety: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2047, p. 87-92.
B 2047 Report
Woods, A.W., and Kienle, Juergen, 1994, The injection of volcanic ash into the atmosphere, in Casadevall, T.J., Volcanic ash and aviation safety; proceedings of the first international symposium on volcanic ash and aviation safety: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2047, p. 101-106.
B 2047 Report
Przedpelski, Z.J., and Casadevall, T.J., 1994, Impact of volcanic ash from 15 December 1989 Redoubt Volcano eruption on GE CF6-80C2 turbofan engines, in Casadevall, T.J., Volcanic ash and aviation safety; proceedings of the first international symposium on volcanic ash and aviation safety: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2047, p. 129-135.
B 2047 Report
Tanaka, H.L., 1994, Development of a prediction scheme for volcanic ash fall from Redoubt Volcano, Alaska, in Casadevall, T.J., Volcanic ash and aviation safety; proceedings of the first international symposium on volcanic ash and aviation safety: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2047, p. 283-291.
B 2047 Report
Uecker, Jerald, 1994, The aeronautical volcanic ash problem, in Casadevall, T.J., Volcanic ash and aviation safety; proceedings of the first international symposium on volcanic ash and aviation safety: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2047, p. 293-296.
B 2139 Report
Swanson, S.E., Harbin, M.L., and Riehle, J.R., 1995, Use of volcanic glass from ash as a monitoring tool; an example from the 1992 eruptions of Crater Peak, Mount Spurr Volcano, Alaska, in Keith, T.E.C., The 1992 eruptions of Crater Peak vent, Mount Spurr Volcano, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2139, p. 129-137.
C 1065 Report
Lynch, J.S., 1991, Mount Redoubt; tracing volcanic ash plumes from space, in Casadevall, T.J., ed., First international symposium on Volcanic ash and aviation safety: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1065, p. 30-30.
C 1065 Report
Przedpelski, Z.J., and Casadevall, T.J., 1991, Impact of volcanic ash from Redoubt Volcano eruption on GE CF6-80C2 turbofan engines, in Casadevall, T.J., ed., First international symposium on Volcanic ash and aviation safety: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1065, p. 36-37.
I 2778 Report Outside Link
Hildreth, Wes, Fierstein, Judy, Robinson, J.E., Ramsey, D.W., and Feldger, T.J., 2003, Geologic map of the Katmai volcanic cluster, Katmai National Park, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series Map 2778, 43 p.
MP 143 Disk Geospatial Data
Schaefer, J.R., and Wallace, K.L., 2012, Ash fall contour map of the 2009 eruption of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska: Digital shapefiles of contours and sample locations: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 143, 1 DVD.
OF 95-83 Report
McGimsey, R.G., Neal, C.A., and Doukas, M.P., 1995, Volcanic activity in Alaska; summary of events and response of the Alaska Volcano Observatory, 1992: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-83, 26 p.
OF 95-271 Report Outside Link
Neal, C.A., Doukas, M.P., and McGimsey, R.G., 1995, 1994 volcanic activity in Alaska; summary of events and response of the Alaska Volcano Observatory: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-271, 18 p.
OF 96-24 Report Outside Link
Neal, C.A., McGimsey, R.G., and Doukas, M.P., 1996, Volcanic activity in Alaska; summary of events and response of the Alaska Volcano Observatory, 1993: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-24, 21 p.
OF 97-433 Report Outside Link
Neal, C.A., and McGimsey, R.G., 1997, Volcanic activity in Alaska and Kamchatka; summary of events and response of the Alaska Volcano Observatory 1996: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-433, 34 p.
OF 99-135 Outside Link
Riehle, J.R., Meyer, C.E., and Miyaoka, R.T., 1999, Data on Holocene tephra (volcanic ash) deposits in the Alaska Peninsula and lower Cook Inlet region of the Aleutian volcanic arc, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-135.
OF 99-448 Report Outside Link
McGimsey, R.G., and Wallace, K.L., 1999, 1997 volcanic activity in Alaska and Kamchatka; summary of events and response of the Alaska Volcano Observatory: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-448, 42 p.
OF 2003-423 Report Outside Link
McGimsey, R.G., Neal, C.A., and Girina, Olga, 2003, 1998 volcanic activity in Alaska and Kamchatka; summary of events and response of the Alaska Volcano Observatory: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2003-423, 35 p.
P 450-B Report
Fernald, A.T., 1962, Radiocarbon dates relating to a widespread volcanic ash deposit, eastern Alaska, in U.S. Geological Survey, Geological survey research 1962, Short papers in geology, hydrology, and topography; Articles 1-59: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 450-B, p. D29-D30.
RI 2004-3 Report Map Geospatial Data
Beget, J.E., Larsen, J.F., Neal, C.A., Nye, C.J., and Schaefer, J.R., 2005, Preliminary volcano-hazard assessment for Okmok Volcano, Umnak Island, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2004-3, 32 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:150,000.
SIR 2010-5242 Report Outside Link
McGimsey, R.G., Neal, C.A., Dixon, J.P., Malik, Nataliya, and Chibisova, Marina, 2011, 2007 volcanic activity in Alaska, Kamchatka, and the Kurile Islands: summary of events and response of the Alaska Volcano Observatory: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5242, 1 p.
SIR 2010-5243 Report Outside Link
Neal, C.A., McGimsey, R.G., Dixon, J.P., Cameron, C.E., Nuzhdaev, A.A., and Chibisova, Marina, 2011, 2008 volcanic activity in Alaska, Kamchatka, and the Kurile Islands: summary of events and response of the Alaska Volcano Observatory: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5243, 1 p.