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Keyword: Mt. Mazama

Conference wrap-up

Publications Posted on: February 20, 2007
My purpose is twofold: to review key messages from previous speakers and to offer some concepts that may help you link recently acquired information. When Mt. Mazama erupted about 7,000 years ago, its airborne ash and pumice fell on a wide variety of existing soils. This Mazama tephra was a new parent material for soil development (fig. 1).

Volcanic-ash-derived forest soils of the inland Northwest: Properties and implications for management and restoration

Publications Posted on: February 20, 2007
Volcanic ash from the eruption of Mt. Mazama ~7,700 years ago has a strong influence on many forested landscapes of the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain regions of the USA and Canada.