MONTSERRAT

Selection Page, after July, 1997

NOTE: press here for "archives" prior to August, 1997




Political, economic and psychological factors that influence responses to volcanic hazards. The Montserrat experience. Lewis L March 2001 (received July 31, 2001)

why all airports in NE Caribbean were closed on monday July 30, 2001

Eruption of the Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat 29 July 2001

Announcement by Tony Glaser and Franklin MacDonald
re presentations about Montserrat at the American Geographers Association Conference,
New York, March 2, 2001

...Map of volcano


...Satellite image of Montserrat,
..........up-dated every 30 minutes


... Animates the last few images of Montserrat
..........using Java




Copy of SEI's Statement on "Sustainable Development for Montserrat"


Eruption of Soufriere Hills Volcano in Montserrat Continues
Simon Young, Stephen Sparks, Richard Robertson, Lloyd Lynch, and Will Aspinall
EOS, Vol.78, Number 38, September 23, 1997:
...part 1: Introduction, History of the Volcano
..........(incl. two 1996 photographs)

...part 2: Monitoring Risks, Hazards
..........(incl. Topographic Map of Montserrat)

...part 3: Monitoring Methods (p.408)

...part 4: Chronology; Petrology and Geochemistry

...part 5: Plot of total volume of magma erupted (Nov.1, 1995 - April 24, 1997)
..........Plot of seismic data
...part 6: The Origin of Pressurization
..........Acknowledgments; References





* ... Montserrat Report by CDERA
..........(Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency)


* ... "Getting People to Leave ....." (TEXT ONLY)
.....Robert Cowen, The Christian Science Monitor, September 17, 1997

* ...Last Montserrat residents leaving
..........Lancaster New Era, August 22, 1997


* ... Britain offered adults leaving the volcanic island
..........of Montserrat an emergency grant of $ 3,840 each..
..........The Christian Science Monitor, August 22, 1997


* ...Volcano forces island evacuation
..........Lancaster New Era, August 19, 1997


* ...Caribbean Blast: Montserrat Reels After Eruption

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* ...Caribbean Island Struggles After Volcano Blows
..........Jeremy Lennard, The Christian Science Monitor, August 18, 1997

PLEASE NOTE: Also available from the archives of The Christian Science Monitor or press here for text only

* ... E-mail messages from Bill Innanen
..........with link to August 1997 photographs
..........and descriptions (captions) for them


* ... E-mail copy of MVO Scientific Report 68
..........covering the period June 22 - July 5, 1997
.......... thanks to Tony Glaser!


* ...Final copy of the MVO Report 3
..........concerning the eruption on June 25, 1997



* ... MVO E-mail messages
..........(via Tony Glaser c.s.), August 8/11, 1997


* ...Evacuation of Montserrat?
..........series of E-mail messages dealing with the issues of
..........evacuation, (lack of) evacuation plans
..........and evacuation of animals...


* ...Montserrat's capital virtually destroyed by volcano
..........CNN/Reuter article
..........dated August 6


* ...Text of an interesting article about the situation in Montserrat,
..........the British response, and the CM's meeting with the Queen . . , August 5, 1997"
.......... NOTE: you may be asked to register first, so if you have any problems, here is the URL:
......http://www.the-times.co.uk/news/pages/tim/97/08/05/timfgnfgn01001.html


* ... Riskzone




* ...Ongoing Eruption, Soufriere Hills
..........from the excellent Michigan Technological University's
.........."Volcanoes Page"


* ...More E-mail messages about the eruptions,
.......... July/August 1997



* ...Insurance renewal problems on Montserrat
..........copies of E-mail messages



"Hydrothermal Fluids May Offer Clues About Impending Volcanic Eruptions"

.....D.S. Cronan, A.H. Johnson, and R.A. Hodkinson
.....EOS, vol.78, no.33, August 19, 1997

* ...part 1 : Introduction


* ...part 2 : includes Simplified Map of Montserrat

* ...part 3 : includes Temperature logger records + frequency of earthquakes
.....for the period December 12 to 23, 1995

* ...part 4 : includes Summary of Geochemical Data From the Montserrat
.....Springs Offshore Vent Field
.....Acknowledgements; References




first version: November 11, 1996; latest version and split: December 7, 1997:
former file-name :/~ehem/car/islands/MTS.html
reorganized February 15, 1999; latest update: (Feb.22, 2001) August 20, 2001