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AVO STAFF DIRECTORY
AVO is a very extended family. Some people work full time for the observatory, others well under half time. Others perform essential work, but only draw operating expenses. Several agencies contribute personnel at several locations. A wide variety of disciplines are represented, including geophysics, geology, glaciology, hydrology, geochemistry, remote sensing, computing, electronics, and administration. The following people are the paid staff, and share among themselves about 22 Full Time Equivalent positions.

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Jim Dixon
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Department: AVO Duty Seismologist
Institute: USGS
Office: (907) 474-7099
Lab: (907) 474-5681
Fax: (907) 474-5618
Address: Fairbanks, AK 99775-7320
Discipline(s):Seismology
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Dixon, J.P., Cameron, C.E., Iezzi, A.M., and Wallace, Kristi, 2017, 2015 Volcanic activity in Alaska-Summary of events and response of the Alaska Volcano Observatory: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2017-5104, 61 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/sir20175104.
http://dx.doi.org/https://doi.org/10.3133/sir20175104
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Dixon, J.P., Cameron, Cheryl, McGimsey, R.G., Neal, C.A., and Waythomas, Chris, 2015, 2013 Volcanic activity in Alaska - Summary of events and response of the Alaska Volcano Observatory: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2015-5110, 92 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/sir20155110.
http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/sir20155110
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Neal, C.A., Herrick, J., Girina, O.,A., Chibisova, M., Rybin, A., McGimsey, R.G., and Dixon, J., 2014, 2010 Volcanic activity in Alaska, Kamchatka, and the Kurile Islands - Summary of events and response of the Alaska Volcano Observatory: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2014-5034, 76 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/sir20145034 .
http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/sir20145034
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Herrick, J.A., Neal, C.A., Cameron, C.E., Dixon, J.P., and McGimsey, R.G., 2014, 2012 Volcanic activity in Alaska: Summary of events and response of the Alaska Volcano Observatory: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2014-5160, 82p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/sir20145160.
http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/sir20145160
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citation imageDixon, J.P., Stihler, S.D, Power, J.A., Haney, Matt, Parker, Tom, Searcy, C.K., and Prejean, Stephanie, 2013, Catalog of earthquake hypocenters at Alaskan volcanoes: January 1 through December 31, 2012: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 789, 84 p., available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/789/ .
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citation imageO'Brien, J.F., Roman, D.C., Dixon, J.P., Power, J.A., and Arnold, Richard, 2012, Multiple causes for non-eruptive seismic swarms at Mt. Martin, Katmai Volcanic Cluster, Alaska: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, v. 229-230, p. 13-22, doi: 10.1016/j.volgeores.2012.03.011 .
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.volgeores.2012.03.011


Dixon, J.P., Stihler, S.D., Power, J.A., and Searcy, C.K., 2012, Catalog of earthquake hypocenters at Alaskan volcanoes: January 1 through December 31, 2011: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 730, 82 p., available online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/730/pdf/ds730.pdf .
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McGimsey, R.G., Neal, C.A., Dixon, J.P., Malik, Nataliya, and Chibisova, Marina, 2011, 2007 Volcanic activity in Alaska, Kamchatka, and the Kurile Islands: Summary of events and response of the Alaska Volcano Observatory: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5242, 110 p. Available online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2010/5242/ .
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Neal, C.A., McGimsey, R.G., Dixon, J.P., Cameron, C.E., Nuzhaev, A.A., and Chibisova, Marina, 2011, 2008 Volcanic activity in Alaska, Kamchatka, and the Kurile Islands: Summary of events and response of the Alaska Volcano Observatory: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5243, 94 p., available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2010/5243 .
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Dixon, J.P., Stihler, S.D., Power, J.A., and Searcy, C.K., 2011, Catalog of earthquake hypocenters at Alaskan volcanoes: January 1 through December 31, 2010: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 645, 82 p., available online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/645/
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Dixon, J.P., Stihler, S.D., Power, J.A., and Searcy, C.K., 2010, Catalog of earthquake hypocenters at Alaskan volcanoes: January 1 through December 31, 2009: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 531, 84 p., available online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/531/ .
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Neal, C.A., McGimsey, R.G., Dixon, J.P., Manevich, Alexander, and Rybin, Alexander, 2009, 2006 Volcanic activity in Alaska, Kamchatka, and the Kurile Islands: Summary of events and response of the Alaska Volcano Observatory: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5214, 102 p., available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2008/5214/ .
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Dixon, J.P., and Power, J.A., 2009, The January 2006 volcanic-tectonic earthquake swarm at Mount Martin, Alaska, in Haeusseler, P.J., and Galloway, J.P., eds., Studies by the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1760-D, 17 p., available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/1760/d/ .
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Dixon, J.P., and Stihler, S.D., 2009, Catalog of earthquake hypocenters at Alaskan volcanoes: January 1 through December 31, 2008: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 467, 88 p., available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/467/ .
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citation imageMcGimsey, R.G., Neal, C.A., Dixon, J.P., and Ushakov, Sergey, 2008, 2005 Volcanic activity in Alaska, Kamchatka, and the Kurile Islands: Summary of events and response of the Alaska Volcano Observatory: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5269, 94 p., available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2007/5269/ .
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Dixon, J.P., Stihler, S.D., Power, J.A., and Searcy, Cheryl, 2008, Catalog of earthquake hypocenters at Alaskan volcanoes: January 1 through December 31, 2006: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 326, 79 p., available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/326/ .
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Dixon, J.P., Stihler, S.D. and Power, J.A., 2008, Catalog of earthquake hypocenters at Alaskan volcanoes: January 1 through December 31, 2007: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 367, 82 p., available online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/367/ .
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Dixon, J.P., McNutt, S.R., Power, J.A., and West, M.E., 2008, Twenty years of seismic monitoring by the Alaska Volcano Observatory [abs.]: Seismological Research Letters, v. 79, n. 2, p. 318-319.


Dixon, J.P., McNutt, S.R., Power, J.A., and West, M., 2008, Twenty years of Alaska Volcano Observatory's contributions to seismology [abs.]: Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 89, n. 53, 1 p.


Dixon, J.P., Prejean, S.G., and Power, J.A., 2007, The January 2006 volcanic-tectonic earthquake swarm at Mount Martin, Alaska [abs].: Seismological Research Letters, v. 78, n. 2, p. 255.


Dixon, J.P., Stihler, S.D., Power, J.A., Tytgat, Guy, Estes, Steve, and McNutt, S.R., 2006, Catalog of earthquake hypocenters at Alaskan volcanoes: January 1 through December 31, 2005: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1264, 78 p., available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1264/ .
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citation imageNeal, C.A., McGimsey, R.G., Dixon, Jim, and Melnikov, Dimitry, 2005, 2004 volcanic activity in Alaska and Kamchatka: summary of events and response of the Alaska Volcano Observatory: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1308, 71 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1308/.
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citation imageDixon, J.P., Stihler, S.D., Power, J.A., Tytgat, Guy, Estes, Steve, Prejean, Stephanie, Sanchez, J.J., Sanches, Rebecca, McNutt, S.R., and Paskievitch, John, 2005, Catalog of earthquake hypocenters at Alaskan volcanoes: January 1 through December 31, 2004: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1312, 74 p., available online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1312/.
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citation imageDixon, J. P., Stihler, S. D., Power, J. A., Tytgat, Guy, Moran, S. C., Sanchez, J. J., McNutt, S. R., Estes, Steve, and Paskievitch, John, 2004, Catalog of earthquake hypocenters at Alaskan volcanoes: January 1 through December 31, 2003: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1234, 69 p.
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Power, J.A., Stihler, S.D., Dixon, J.P., Moran, S.C., Caplan-Auerbach, J., Prejean, S.G., McGee, K., Doukas, M.P., and Roman, D.C., 2004, Renewed seismic unrest at Mount Spurr Volcano, Alaska in 2004: Evidence for a magmatic intrusion: Eos Trans., AGU, 85(47), Fall meeting supplement, Abstract number S51A-0143.


citation imageDixon, J. P., Stihler, S. D., Power, J. A., Tytgat, Guy, Moran, S. C., Sanchez, John, Estes, Steve, McNutt, S. R., and Paskievitch, John, 2003, Catalog of earthquake hypocenters at Alaskan volcanoes: January 1 through December 31, 2002: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-0267, 58 p.
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citation imageDixon, J. P., Stihler, S. D., Power, J. A., Tytgat, Guy, Estes, Steve, Moran, S. C., Paskievitch, John, and McNutt, S. R., 2002, Catalog of earthquake hypocenters at Alaskan volcanoes: January 1, 2000 through December 31, 2001: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-0342, 56 p.
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