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Steve Malone

October 18, 2007

Improved forecasting of volcanic eruptions is part of Malone’s legacy

When Steve Malone retired earlier this month, he could take satisfaction in the great strides that have been made in forecasting volcanic eruptions, particularly in the Pacific Northwest.

April 24, 2000

Twenty years after big blast: Mount St. Helens leaves legacy of more accurate eruption predictions

Steve Malone began studying Mount St. Helens in 1973. He didn’t know that just seven years later he would be tracking swarms of earthquakes signaling that the mountain was about to blow its top.