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USA: Volcano cliffs can affect monitoring data, study finds

21 Mar 2019, UEA

New research shows that sharp variations in the surface of volcanoes can affect data collected by tiltmeters. Features such as cliffs can cause a reversal in the pattern of deformation, causing misleading data. The research highlights the importance of accounting for surface features when assessing tilt measurements, something that experts usually do not consider.




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