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Mt St Helens Volcanic Weatherbook

Author : Judith A. Farmer
ISBN : OCLC:6657442
Genre : Saint Helens, Mount (Wash.)
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Mt St Helens

Author : Catherine Jean Hickson
ISBN : STANFORD:36105121905173
Genre : Saint Helens, Mont (Wash.)
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Experience the exhilaration and terror of the Mt. St. Helens eruption through this amazing eyewitness account. Renowned volcanologist Dr. Catherine Hickson vividly portrays one of the most spectacular geological events of the 20th century. As a young geology student at the time of the eruption on May 18, 1980, she watched from only 9 miles away as the dramatic explosion created a "stone wind" of molten rock and ash. Traveling at more than 300 miles an hour, in 3 short minutes it redefined the lives of many people and flattened 230 square miles of forest in Washington State. The devastation stopped 2 miles short of the author's location and claimed 57 lives. Some of the victims were found as far as 13 miles from the crater. Based on a letter written to a close friend immediately after the eruption, the author's personal narrative also chronicles the volcano's formation, destruction, and rebirth, and is augmented by many diagrams and photographs that have never before been published.
Category: Saint Helens, Mont (Wash.)

Mount St Helens Cool Mt St Helens Mountain Gift

Author : Ryan Domangue
ISBN : 9798551273189
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This to-do list notebook will help you keep your day organized and keep up with your daily errands. Also includes sections to jot down notes, plan your meals for the day and keep track of your daily water intake. The opposite page features lined journaling pages for jotting down your daily thoughts and dreams. With habit tracking, goal setting, budget planning, vision board pages, daily spreads. Keep track of your daily to do lists and agendas all while being inspired to recognize your true beauty and power.

Ecological Responses To The 1980 Eruption Of Mount St Helens

Author : Virginia H. Dale
ISBN : 0387281509
Genre : Science
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The 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens caused tragic loss of life and property, but also created a unique opportunity to study a huge disturbance of natural systems and their subsequent responses. This book synthesizes 25 years of ecological research into of volcanic activity, and shows what actually happens when a volcano erupts, what the immediate and long-term dangers are, and how life reasserts itself in the environment.
Category: Science

Effects Of The Eruptions Of Mount St Helens On Physical Chemical And Biological Characteristics Of Surface Water Ground Water And Precipitation In The Western United States

Author : Douglas B. Lee
ISBN : 0788174444
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This sourcebook addresses the breadth of the effects of the volcanic eruptions of Mount St. Helens in 1980 on lakes, rivers, streams, the Columbia River Estuary, ground water, and precipitation in the Western U.S. Data and conclusions from scores of reports and scientific papers are reviewed, covering the myriad of subjects involved in characterizing the Geological Survey, other Federal and State agencies, and individual researchers are summarized. Extensive references are cited. Tables and map in pocket.

Warning And Response To The Mount St Helens Eruption

Author : Thomas Frederick Saarinen
ISBN : 0873959159
Genre : Social Science
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This comprehensive book traces the warning, planning, and response to the eruption of Mount St. Helens in May 1980, as seen through the eyes of key actors in the emergency. Based on first-hand accounts by 130 officials of government, private industry, and volunteer organizations--individuals who played prominent roles in preparing for and dealing with the eruption--it represents a unique overview of the problems and procedures involved in learning about, planning for, and dealing with a major disaster. Ironically, the first official warning had come as early as two years previously. More warnings came several months before the explosion. Yet many persons involved either ignored them or remained unaware that they could be affected. The book shows how this happened, suggesting steps that can be taken to insure future preparedness for large-scale emergencies.
Category: Social Science

Mount St Helens

Author : Rob Carson
ISBN : 9781570612480
Genre : Nature
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Documents the events leading up to and following the eruption of Mount St. Helens in May 1980 as well as the twenty-year process of the mountain's ecological rebirth.
Category: Nature

False Summit

Author : Phi Draco
ISBN : 9780974612096
Genre : Drama
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Mount St Helens

Author : Connie Manson
ISBN : UCSD:31822008731846
Genre : Geology
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Category: Geology

Mount St Helens

Author : Peter M. Frenzen
ISBN : UCR:31210022825242
Genre : Ecology
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Category: Ecology

Mount St Helens

Author : Kathy Furgang
ISBN : 0823956601
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Provides a brief history of Mount St. Helens, including its makeup, past eruptions and how it looks today.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Mt St Helens And The Secret Of The Bar Roo Forest

Author : Fran Curtin Gieseke
ISBN : 9781418478797
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Come with me, to the Bar-Roo Trees. A place which may- Or may not be. Meant for just your eyes to see and live within your memory. There are seven Bar-Roo Forests on earth, two are in the state of Washington, on Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Rainier. Mana planted them all. He came from the planet Anon, a planet of volcanoes. He was the hope of their world, to find a new home for the Hibble Gibbles, a race of creatures very friendly and hairy with feet that are at least 2 feet long. Mana's favorite forest was the one at Mt. St. Helens, that is where he chose to live his earth life. There is great magic in the Bar-Roo forest, everyone speaks the same language, much of the magic is more of a feeling, that the trees are listening to everything. Share the adventure of the Hibble Gibbles as they find a new home, out-smart their enemies the Giant Termites, face the eruption of Mt. St. Helens, and find out the secret of the Bar-Roo Forest.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Mount St Helens

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ISBN : MINN:31951002882265J
Genre : Saint Helens, Mount (Wash.)
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In The Path Of Destruction

Author : Richard Waitt
ISBN : 0874223237
Genre : History
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"The air had no oxygen, like being trapped underwater...I was being cremated, the pain unbearable."--Jim Scymanky "I was on my knees, my back to the hot wind. It blew me along, lifting my rear so I was up on my hands...It was hot but I didn't feel burned--until I felt my ears curl."--Mike Hubbard A napping volcano blinked awake in March 1980. Two months later, the mountain roared. Author Richard Waitt was one of the first to arrive following the mountain's early rumblings. A geologist with intimate knowledge of Mount St. Helens, Waitt delivers a detailed and accurate chronicle of events. His eruption story unfolds through unforgettable, riveting narratives--the heart of a masterful chronology that also delivers engrossing science, history, and journalism.
Category: History

After The Blast

Author : Eric Loudon Wagner
ISBN : 0295746939
Genre : History
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"How life bounces back from epic destruction On May 18, 1980, people all over the world watched with awe and horror as Mount St. Helens erupted in southwestern Washington. Fifty-seven people were killed, and hundreds of square miles of what had been lush forests and wild rivers were to all appearances destroyed. While most people thought of the eruption as a catastrophe, a small, ragtag team of ecologists did not. For them, the eruption of Mount St. Helens was the opportunity of a lifetime. Here was an unprecedented chance to test some of ecology's oldest and most august theories about how plants and animals recover from a massive disturbance. Ecologists thought they would have to wait years, or even decades, for life to return to the mountain. But when a forest scientist named Jerry Franklin helicoptered into the blast area a couple of weeks after the eruption, he found small plants bursting through the ash and animals skittering over the ground. Stunned, he realized he and his colleagues had been thinking of the volcano in completely the wrong way. Rather than being a dead zone, the mountain was very much alive. Mount St. Helens has been surprising ecologists ever since, and in After the Blast, Eric Wagner takes readers on a fascinating journey through the blast area and beyond. From fireweed to elk, the plants and animals Franklin saw would not just change how ecologists approached the eruption and its landscape, but also prompt them to think in new ways about how life responds in the face of seeming total devastation"--
Category: History

Maribel Versus The Volcano

Author : Sarah Hannah Gomez
ISBN : 9781496596925
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Twelve-year-old Maribel daydreams at school, but when she defies evacuation orders to return home just as Mount St. Helens erupts in 1980, she must focus in order to survive. Includes historical note, glossary, and discussion questions.
Category: Juvenile Fiction


Author : Richard V. Fisher
ISBN : 0691002495
Genre : Science
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Assisting readers in experiencing this geological phenomena, the authors draw upon actual encounters with volcanoes, often through firsthand accounts of those who have witnessed eruptions and miraculously survived the terrifying aftermath. 46 line illustrations. 85 halftones.
Category: Science


Author : Patricia Lauber
ISBN : 9780027545005
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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An account of how and why Mount St. Helens erupted in May 1980 and the destruction it caused, and a discussion of the return of life to that area.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Eruption The Untold Story Of Mount St Helens

Author : Steve Olson
ISBN : 9780393242805
Genre : Nature
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A riveting history of the Mount St. Helens eruption that will "long stand as a classic of descriptive narrative" (Simon Winchester). For months in early 1980, scientists, journalists, and nearby residents listened anxiously to rumblings from Mount St. Helens in southwestern Washington State. Still, no one was prepared when a cataclysmic eruption blew the top off of the mountain, laying waste to hundreds of square miles of land and killing fifty-seven people. Steve Olson interweaves vivid personal stories with the history, science, and economic forces that influenced the fates and futures of those around the volcano. Eruption delivers a spellbinding narrative of an event that changed the course of volcanic science, and an epic tale of our fraught relationship with the natural world.
Category: Nature