Tag Archives: Natural Hazards

Volcano topography can distort ground deformation data

Cliff-like features could explain the anomalous measurements taken by tiltmeters deployed at Hawaii’s Kilauea and other volcanoes. Continue reading

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Forecasting steam-burst eruptions

Satellite data can pinpoint the locations of potentially life-threatening geothermal events.   Continue reading

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Putting Lidar on the Map

The latest developments and applications of lidar technology reach from the depths of the ocean to outer space. Continue reading

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Will she blow? Magma Chamber Inflation at Santorini Caldera

Recent geodetic unrest at Santorini caldera in the Aegean Sea may or may not foreshadow an eruption. Continue reading

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EGU 2011: Geodetic and Inundation Models of the Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami

At the European Geosciences Union meeting in Vienna, Don Dingwell, the EGU president, introduced the session on the March 2011 Tohoku earthquake as the geoscientific community’s way of paying respect and expressing condolences to the victims of March’s seismic events. Continue reading

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