12700 – Volcanic Breccias: Evaluation of Fragment and Deposit Origins

Investigator’s Annual Reports (IAR’s) for Crater Lake National Park

Volcanic Breccias: Evaluation of Fragment and Deposit Origins and Distribution Within Small Volume Composite Volcanoes

 

Report Number: 12700

Reporting Year: 1991

Permit Number: CRLA1991AADI

Current Status: Checked in

Date Received: Jan 01, 1998

Principal Investigator: Michael Grubensky, University of New Mexico, Geology Department, Albuquerque, NM

Park-assigned Study Id. # CRLA1991AADI

Permit Expiration Date: Jan 01, 1998

Permit Start Date: Jan 01, 1998

Study Starting Date: Jan 01, 1991

Study Ending Date: Jan 01, 1993

Study Status: Completed

Activity Type: Other

Subject/Discipline: Geology / General

Objectives: Determination of temperatures of emplacement for lithic breccias at the base of the wine-glass tuff that are exposed around the rim of Crater Lake, Oregon. We also hope to determine dimensional properties of the blast and the deposits.

Findings and Status:  Awaiting data analysis.

For this study, were one or more specimens collected and removed from the park but not destroyed during analyses? No

Funding provided this reporting year by NPS: 0

Funding provided this reporting year by other sources: 1850

Full name of college or university:  UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO

Annual funding provided by NPS to university or college this reporting year: 1250

 

 

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