|(1) VOLCANO OBSERVATORY NOTICE FOR AVIATION (VONA)|
|(3) Volcano:||Cleveland (VNUM #311240)|
|(4) Current Color Code:||YELLOW|
|(5) Previous Color Code:||ORANGE|
|(6) Source:||Alaska Volcano Observatory|
|(7) Notice Number:||2012/A13|
|(8) Volcano Location:||N 52 deg 49 min W 169 deg 56 min|
|(10) Summit Elevation:||5676 ft (1730 m)|
|(11) Volcanic Activity Summary:||No further explosions have been detected at Cleveland since November 10, 2012. There is no evidence of renewed lava-dome growth since that time. Therefore, AVO is lowering the Aviation Color Code to YELLOW and the Volcano Alert Level to ADVISORY.
Further sudden explosions of blocks and ash remain possible with little or no warning. Ash clouds, if produced, could exceed 20,000 feet above sea level. If a large ash-producing event occurs, nearby seismic, infrasound, or volcanic lightning networks should alert AVO staff quickly. However, for some events, a delay of several hours is possible. There is no real-time seismic monitoring network on Mount Cleveland and AVO is unable to track activity in real time.
|(12) Volcanic cloud height:||Unknown|
|(13) Other volcanic cloud information:||Unknown|
Cleveland volcano forms the western half of Chuginadak Island, a remote and uninhabited island in the east central Aleutians. It is located about 75 km (45 mi.) west of the community of Nikolski, and 1500 km (940 mi.) southwest of Anchorage. The volcano's most recent significant eruption began in February, 2001 and it produced 3 explosive events that produced ash clouds as high as 12 km (39,000 ft) above sea level. The 2001 eruption also produced a rubbly lava flow and hot avalanche that reached the sea. The most recent minor ash emissions were observed in December 2011.
|(15) Contacts:||John Power, Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
email@example.com (907) 786-7497
Jeff Freymueller, Coordinating Scientist, UAFGI
firstname.lastname@example.org (907) 378-7556
|(16) Next Notice:||A new VAN will be issued if conditions change significantly or alert levels are modified. While a VAN is in effect, regularly scheduled updates are posted at