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Further Reading

Carn S.A.; Pallister, J.S.; Lara, L.; Ewart, J.W.; Watt, S.; Prata, A.J.; Thomas, R.J.; Villarosa, G. 2009. The unexpected awakening of Chaitén Volcano, Chile. Eos Trans. AGU. 90(24): 205-206.

Dale, V.H.; Swanson, F.J.; Crisafulli, C.M. 2005. Ecological responses to the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. New York: Springer. 348 p.

Lara, L.E. 2009. The 2008 eruption of the Chaitén Volcano, Chile: a preliminary report. Andean Geology. 36(1): 125-129.

Lipman, P.W.; Mullineaux, D.R., eds. 1981. The 1980 eruptions of Mount St. Helens, Washington. Prof. Paper 1250. Reston, VA: U.S. Geological Survey. 844 p.

Pallister, J.S. et al. 2010. Interdisciplinary studies of eruption at Chaitén Volcano, Chile. EOS, Transactions of American Geophysical Union. 91(42): 381-392.

Swanson, F.J. 2011. On the spot: approaching Chaitén Volcano. In: Campbell, S. The face of the Earth. University of California Press: 45-47.



Fred Swanson; Geologist; U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station; Corvallis, OR, USA.

Julia Jones, Professor, Geosciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA.

Charlie Crisafulli; Ecologist; U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station; Amboy, WA, USA.

Antonio Lara; Professor; Universidad Austral de Chile; Valdivia, Chile.



We thank Dagoberto Guzman (Pumalin Park) for assistance with access, photographs, and general support; Nicolas La Penn (Chaitur ecotourism company) for field and other logistical assistance; and Ivan Arismendi (Oregon State University) and Jon Major (U.S. Geological Survey) for advice on interpretations and presentation.

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