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Volcanology: Look up for magma insights

March 1, 2014

Volcanic plumes can be hazardous to aircraft. A correlation between plume height and ground deformation during an eruption of Grímsvötn Volcano, Iceland, allows us to peer into the properties of the magma chamber and may improve eruption forecasts.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2014
Title Volcanology: Look up for magma insights
DOI 10.1038/ngeo2064
Authors Paul Segall, Kyle Anderson
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Nature Geoscience
Index ID 70095772
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Hawaiian Volcano Observatory; Volcano Science Center