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USA: National volcano warning system gains steam

23 Apr 2019, EOS

New legislation, introduced in March 2019, will create a national volcano watch office in the USA. It will also strengthen existing monitoring systems and unify them into a single system, called the National Volcano Early Warning System (NVEWS).




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