International Training Program: Hawaiʻi Section
The 2013 International Course was a stunning success, with 11 participants.
Syegi Kunrat of Indonesia poses with a metal sign buried by a lava flow in Kalapana.
A river of pahoehoe heads towards the sea.
A toe forms at the end of a pahoehoe flow.
Mikhail Herry of Papua New Guinea tests the viscosity of lava.
Bernardo and Roberto at Kilauea.
Syegi and Mikhail enjoy a lunch break in the field.
Mount St. Helens and the USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory Section
The group is ready to learn at USGS CVO.
Pablo Masias with trees downed by the 1980 blast.
Wildflowers bloom on the trail to Mount St. Helens.
Larry Mastin exposes a cross section of deposits.
A ruler shows thickness of ash deposits.
John Pallister uses a field microscope.
Celina Kattan provides scale for a breadcrust bomb.
Heather Wright shows how to make a rough geologic map of flow deposits from Mount St. Helens.
The group prepares solar panels and a telemetry station.
Andy Lockhart discusses telemetry with Syegi Kunrat.