Mount St. Helens--Lives Changed, Lessons Learned, and Legacies of the 1980 Eruptions

by Susan Hanzelka Mar 10, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Online Library Event
Mar 10 , 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The 1980 catastrophic eruption of Mount St. Helens was a historic event that fundamentally changed how scientists and society view volcanoes. This presentation follows a generation of eruption eyewitnesses and responders moved deeply by events, who later designed new systems and partnerships for volcano safety in the Cascades.  Presented by Carolyn Driedger, Hydrologist and Outreach Coordinator, Cascades Volcano Observatory. 

This event is part of Whidbey Reads. Check out the 2021 selection, Eruption, and meet author Steve Olson virtually on Thursday, April 29 at 6:30 p.m. 

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