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Kīlauea summit eruption field work – October 7, 2021

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An HVO geologist makes observations, collects data, and maintains instruments during the ongoing eruption within Halema'uma'u. This video shows some of the typical field work HVO geologists do during eruption monitoring, including collecting high-resolution videos, photos, and thermal images, taking laser rangefinder measurements, and maintaining field camera stations. With permission from, and in coordination with, the National Park Service, scientists work in an area of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park that remains closed to the public due to safety reasons. 




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