Volcano monitoring spider helps scientists understand signs and sym...

Volcano monitoring spider helps scientists understand signs and sym...

Detailed Description

The "spider" (a self-contained portable instrument package) was engineered and deployed during the 2004-2008 eruption of Mount St. Helens to detect and triangulate shallow earthquakes, monitor local ground deformation and uplift, detect lightning that might indicate an ash eruption and low frequency sound from explosions.

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