New techniques cement GPS as a critical tool for volcano monitoring

New techniques cement GPS as a critical tool for volcano monitoring...

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A USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientist puts the finishing touches on a new permanent GPS station on the slopes on Mauna Loa. The GPS antenna, protected from the elements by the grey radome, is solidly attached to the ground via a cement-reinforced steel rod. GPS is a critical tool for tracking ground motion on Hawaiian volcanoes. USGS photo.

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