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May 6, 2023 — Kīlauea Seismic Imaging Project node deployment

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This photo shows a spiked seismic node, and the tools used to deploy it, in the Hilina Pali area on May 6. USGS scientists use a compass to orient the node so it faces north, while using a level bubble to keep the instrument level when it is spiked into the ground. Then, the location of each node is documented on a Global Positioning Systems (GPS) device so crews can find it when the experiment is complete. Scientists also take detailed notes to ensure all the necessary information is collected for each node. USGS photo taken by L. DeSmither.


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