Ground-Based Thermal Infrared Surveys as an Aid in Predicting Volcanic Eruptions in the Cascade Range

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Science  19 Oct 1973:
Vol. 182, Issue 4109, pp. 279-281
DOI: 10.1126/science.182.4109.279


Detailed, ground-based thermal surveys of selected slopes of Mt. Rainier and Mt. Lassen have provided quantitative data for the construction of thermal contour maps of portions of the flanks of these volcanoes. Preliminary surveys substantiate the existence of one suspected thermal anomaly on Mt. Rainier.