Posted by: magmatist | November 5, 2013

Today’s Mount Baker ash simulations

eruption PM 11-4

A screen capture from a Baker ash deposit simulation.

A new page has been added to the Monitoring tab. A USGS website now simulates the ash plume and distribution of ash if the largest post-glacial Baker eruption, the 6600-year-old ‘BA’, occurred under today’s wind conditions.

Go to the ‘Baker Ash Today’ page.

Airborne ash plume:

https://vsc-ash.wr.usgs.gov/public_results_airborne.php?ash3d_job_id=759

Deposit:

https://vsc-ash.wr.usgs.gov/public_results_deposit.php?ash3d_job_id=759

A simulated Baker ash plume 12 hours after eruption. Note: in this simulation, Seattle is unaffected, while Whatcom County and the lower Mainland of British Columbia are.

A simulated Baker ash plume 12 hours after eruption. Note: in this simulation, Seattle is unaffected, while Whatcom County and the Lower Mainland of British Columbia are.


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