6 November 1981 Satellite Observations Of The Mount St. Helens Eruption Of 18 May 1980
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Proceedings Volume 0278, Electro-Optical Instrumentation for Resources Evaluation; (1981) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.931922
Event: 1981 Technical Symposium East, 1981, Washington, D.C., United States
Abstract
The explosive eruption of Mt. St. Helens on 18 May 1980 was monitored by infrared sensors aboard two U. S. Air Force satellites. Essentially continuous data are available following the initial sighting of the eruption cloud less than one minute after the earthquake which triggered the eruption. Dual monitoring permits triangulation so that both the horizontal and vertical development of the eruption can be determined with good temporal resolution. The sequence of events occurring early in the eruption can therefore be established.
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Carl J. Rice, Carl J. Rice, } "Satellite Observations Of The Mount St. Helens Eruption Of 18 May 1980", Proc. SPIE 0278, Electro-Optical Instrumentation for Resources Evaluation, (6 November 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.931922; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.931922
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