AVO has officially downgraded the status at Redoubt from “Watch” (orange) to “Advisory” (yellow). The seismicity at the volcano has dropped off for the last couple weeks and signs that an eruption was imminent have waned. This, again, shows the difficulty in trying to predict the behavior of a volcano. All the signs were there […]Read more "The last mini-update for Redoubt … for now?"
Count this as your mini-update for Redoubt, with the news being no news. Even AVO seems a little bored with Redoubt lately (not to say they aren’t watching it as vigilantly as ever) as their last three updates have been exactly the same: Redoubt volcano has not erupted. Seismicity is low, but above background levels […]Read more "Move over Redoubt … Okmok shows signs of life"
As there has been a lot of chatter about the goings-on at Redoubt, I thought I’d post the latest AVO update (3:35 PM): Redoubt volcano has not erupted. Seismicity is dominated by small discrete earthquakes and tremor remains at the diminished levels of the past two days. Webcam images are now clear and show no […]Read more "Redoubt Mini-mini-update for 2/28/2009"
The Redoubt watch is now been going for well over a month and this is how quickly things can change when monitoring volcanoes. The headline in my volcano RSS, when I saw it said: “Redoubt quiets after weeks of activity, though eruption still possible” By the time I clicked on the link, the headline for […]Read more "Redoubt Mini-update for 2/26/2009"
Not much new to report with Redoubt except that folks in Alaska are getting, well, a little punchy. AVO currently reports (7:12 AM): Volcanic tremor and occasional discrete earthquakes continue at Redoubt. Since 00:00 local time on 2/24, tremor amplitude at nearby stations has gradually increased, and the number of small earthquakes on nearby stations […]Read more "Redoubt Mini-update for 2/24/2009"