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Matt M. Haney

I am a volcano seismologist at the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) in Anchorage. My work involves research on the seismicity and structure of Alaskan volcanoes, volcano monitoring, infrasound, and the acquisition and processing of data from the AVO seismic network.

At AVO, I focus on the interpretation of seismicity at volcanoes with the goal of providing improved forecasts and assessments of volcano hazards to the public. Different aspects of my position touch on research, operations, and monitoring. A major part of my research includes the interpretation of seismic waves in the Earth and sound waves in the atmosphere for detecting volcanic unrest, imaging volcanic structure, and elucidating the dynamics of volcanic sources.


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