The 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens influenced scientists who witnessed the event and spurred a new era in physical volcanology.
Mount St. Helens
Lessons from a Post-Eruption Landscape
Four decades of research into biophysical responses to the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens have vastly improved our understanding of how landscapes react to cataclysmic disturbances.
GeoGirls: Confidence Erupts from a Camp at a Volcano
Summer camp at Mount Saint Helens empowers girls with science, confidence, and fun.
U.S. Readies Health Response for the Next Big Eruption
Forty years after the explosive eruption of Mount St. Helens, scientists, communities, and civic officials are evaluating plans to best protect public health before, during, and after an eruption.
Climbing the Occasionally Cataclysmic Cascades
Living in Geologic Time: Every one of the Pacific Northwest’s volatile volcanoes is likely to erupt again before the range goes extinct.
Honoring Volcanologist David Johnston as a Hero and a Human
A new biography details the life and legacy of the scientist who died on Mount St. Helens.