April 17, 2023 — Kīlauea Seismic Imaging Project Node Deployment
A Hawaiian Volcano Observatory geophysicist in front of seismic nodes that will be deployed across Kīlauea summit as part of the Kīlauea Seismic Imaging Project. Each station consists of a seismic node (small earthquake-detecting device, blue), a battery to power the node for the two months that it will be collecting data (silver box), and a sandbag that is placed on the node to keep it coupled to the ground surface (|black bag). This project is being conducted under a research permit from Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. If you have any questions about the project, please email askHVO@usgs.gov. USGS image by M. Patrick.