Monitoring Volcanic Gases on Kilauea's East Rift Zone

Image: Monitoring Volcanic Gases on Kilauea's East Rift Zone

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Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Geochemist Jeff Sutton and CSAV international volcanology students visit a continuous gas monitoring site on Kilauea's east rift zone during field studies portion of the summer training course. Instrumentation at this site measures ambient concentration of noxious sulfur dioxide gas released from the volcano's vents, along with meteorological parameters, transmitting these data back to HVO in real time for display and analysis.

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Image Dimensions: 1440 x 1080

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Location Taken: Kilauea Volcano, HI, US