A volcano rekindled: the renewed eruption of Mount St. Helens, 2004–2006

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Viscous extrusion of lava domes involves crystal-rich silicic degassed magmas which may be hot but solid rock when extruded. It is a surprising and spectacular phenomenon which is still being scientifically elaborated by real observations. This new volume is a treasure for students and scientists interested in the behavior and hazards of volcanic domes. It combines 37 scientific papers by USGS scientists and colleagues from all over the world. The work in this volume celebrates group-based volcanology and builds on similar work done at Mount St. Helens (1980–1986), Unzen (1990–1995), and Soufriere Hills, Montserrat (1994 to present). Its focus is the 2004–2006 eruption of Mount St. Helens, a re-invigoration of a post-plinian dacite dome after 18 years of repose.

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© Springer-Verlag 2010. Publisher's version of record: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00445-010-0342-2

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Bulletin of Volcanology