Sampling the vegetation of Mount St. Helens
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Sampling the vegetation of Mount St. Helens an internship in field botany by Kerry Halligan

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Published by Huxley College of Environmental Studies, Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA .
Written in English


  • Botany -- Washington (State) -- Saint Helens, Mount,
  • Plant communities -- Washington (State) -- Saint Helens, Mount,
  • Vegetation dynamics -- Washington (State) -- Saint Helens, Mount,
  • Saint Helens, Mount (Wash.) -- Eruption, 1980 -- Environmental aspects

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Edition Notes

StatementKerry Halligan.
SeriesInternship report, Internship report (Huxley College of Environmental Studies)
The Physical Object
Pagination[22] leaves :
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13621766M

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  The closest lake to Mount St. Helens and in the direct path of the blast and avalanche, Spirit Lake suffered the most destruction. Besides being choked by avalanche debris, ash, and countless tons of organic material, the temperature of the water was raised to almost degrees F when pyroclastic flows poured into the ://~volcano/texts/   THE ERUPTIONS OF MOUNT ST. HELENS, WASHINGTON. PROPERTIES OF GASES AND WATERS OF DEEP ORIGIN. NEAR MOUNT ST. HELENS. By I. BARNES, D. A. JOHNSTON, W. C. EVANS, T. S. PRESSER, R. H. MARINER, and L. D. WHITE. ABSTRACT. Fluids discharging from depth in the Mount St. Helens area include a metamorphic brine, as represented by 1. Introduction. On 18 May , Mount St. Helens in the State of Washington erupted with catastrophic, landscape-scale effects (Lipman and Mullineaux ).In a mere 10 min, an area of approximately sq km was devastated, with destruction of substantially all above-ground vegetation (Frenzen ).The ensuing debris, mud, and pyroclastic flows further transformed the landscape from one of Students work side-by-side with Mount St. Helens scientists and land managers to collect data, develop a question, enter and analyze the data. Students then prepare a poster presentation and meet at Washington State University Vancouver to present their results to other students and to scientists, land managers and educators from the ://

Composition and dynamics of wetland seed banks on Mount St. Helens, Washington, USA Article (PDF Available) in Folia Geobotanica 33(1) September with 55 Reads How we measure 'reads'   Introduction. Mount Pinatubo erupted on J , when 5 to 6 km 3 of ejecta were deposited on the upper slopes. 1 Pyroclastic flows covered more than 30% of the watershed for the river systems on the east flanks. 2 Sedimentation and scouring alternated for several years resulting in chronic changes in elevation of the canyon beds. 3. These drainages have been utilized by the Aeta ethnic   Research Area. Our research area was created by the eruption of Mount St. Helens (46°15′N, °10′W), and is located on primary successional pyroclastic deposits and on debris flow deposits on the volcano's north slope (– m) (See “Fertilization plots” in Fig. 1 of Gill et al. () for additional site description). The mean annual precipitation (–) was   THE ERUPTIONS OF MOUNT ST. HELENS, WASHINGTON. SOME EFFECTS OF THE MAY 18 ERUPTION OF MOUNT ST. HELENS ON RIVER-WATER QUALITY. By JOHN M. KLEIN. ABSTRACT. The May 18 eruption of Mount St. Helens had a pronounced effect on the water quality in rivers draining areas affected by the blast, debris avalanche, mudflows, and