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Mount St. Helens Data Network

After the eruption of Mount St. Helens, the National Weather Service placed a series of precipitation and river gauges around the mountain. This data network was put in operation to alert forecasters of heavy precipitation events and/or rapid rises on the Toutle and Cowlitz Rivers or rapid falls in lakes in proximity to the mountain. This paper explains that data network.

 

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Mount St. Helens crater weather station

A weather station was established in the crater of Mount St. Helens to continuously monitor precipitation (both rain and snow), temperature, and water equivalence of snowpack. The information is gathered to provide baseline data for hydrologic hazards analyses.

 

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Climate/microclimate measurements over disturbed sites at Mount St. Helens

Climatic and microclimatic measurements for the summers of 1982 to 1987 were made at three differently disturbed sites around Mount St. Helens. These measurements provided daily information on the physical environment and baseline data for studying the evolution and recolonization of these areas.

 

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