Precise Surveying of Mount St. Helens Crater with RTK-GPS Technology

Image shows a scientific instrument on the slopes of Mount St Helens

Detailed Description

A survey base station is established using a RTK-GPS receiver with mobile units to collect data points in and around the crater. Information will be used to monitor surface changes, deformation, erosion and aggradation inside the crater. This type of technology is precise to the centimeter. View is to the south of Mount St. Helens, toward Crater Glacier and the lava domes. 

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Image Dimensions: 4288 x 2848

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Location Taken: US