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April 18, 2023 — Kīlauea Seismic Imaging Project Node Deployment in Hiʻiaka Crater

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A USGS scientist checks the location to deploy a seismic node within Hiʻiaka Crater, in Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park, as part of the Kīlauea Seismic Imaging Project. The station is one of 1,800 that will collect data for the next two months. Most nodes are beings deployed by scientists hiking; however, some nodes are being placed in areas difficult to access (such as craters) and require helicopter support. USGS image by M. Patrick.


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