May 8, 2023 — Kīlauea Seismic Imaging Project: Vibroseis Truck Test
USGS scientists conducted a test of the Vibroseis vehicle in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park at the summit of Kīlauea on May 8, 2023. Over the next month, the truck will be operating on roads in Kīlauea summit region. It will generate signals that will be recorded on the network of 1,800 seismic nodes that have been deployed across Kīlauea summit as part of the Kīlauea Seismic Imaging Project. The Vibroseis vehicle belongs to the Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI) experimental facility at the University of Texas at Austin. The Kīlauea Seismic Imaging Project is funded by the Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act of 2019 (H.R. 2157) and the National Science Foundation.