Since 1980, Mount St. Helens has been an important natural laboratory for geologic and biological research. The Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument was established in 1982 to preserve 110,000 acres of the 1980 blast zone and to provide opportunities for recreation, research and education.
Summary of Geological Research
Summary of Biological Research
Find out about Research Opportunities at Mount St. Helens
Assist with Ongoing Research
The Mount St. Helens Institute helps scientists in many ways. If you are interested in assisting with ongoing research at Mount St. Helens, we’d like to hear from you. Email Abi at email@example.com
Eastside Field Camp for Students
The Institute provides a field camp east of Windy Ridge during summer months for scientists collecting data in the field. If you are scoping out a potential research project and need a place to camp, we may be able to accommodate you. Email Abi at firstname.lastname@example.org with the dates of your visit, the number in your party, your research institution and your area of research interest.