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Modest volcano-monitoring 'can still save lives'

Source(s):  Science and Development Network (SciDevNet)

"It is important for policymakers to note that, although monitoring ability and hazard mitigation increase with the number and variety of monitoring sites, it is also true that a very limited network of well-placed telemetred seismic stations [to remotely measure and transmit information] provide a great deal of value in hazard mitigation," said Andrew Lockhart, a geophysicist with the US Volcano Disaster Assistance Program in a report by Zoraida Portillo for SciDevNet.

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  • Publication date 27 Apr 2011

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