Observations of Deformation
|Region:||Africa and Red Sea|
|Duration of observation:||2005 - 2010|
|Characteristics of deformation:|
Alid is a elongated (east-west) stratovolcano located in the Danakil depressed, Afar. Deposits are mostly basaltic to rhyolitic lava flows. Pagli, et al. (2014), for the purposes of investigating regional velocity fields, has looked at Envisat InSAR data (2005 – 2010) covering this volcano. They report no deformation. Some fumarolic activity can be found towards this north of this volcano however.
|Reference(s):||Pagli, C. et al., 2014. Current plate boundary deformation of the Afar rift from a 3-D velocity field inversion of InSAR and GPS. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 119(11), pp. 8562-8575.|
|Siebert, L., and T. Simkin (2002), Volcanoes of the World: An Illustrated Catalogue of Holocene Volcanoes and Their Eruptions, Global Volcanism Program Digital Inf. Ser., GVP‐3, Smithsonian Inst., Washington, D. C. [Available at http://www.volcano.si.edu/world/.]|
|REST API endpoint (JSON):||https://comet.nerc.ac.uk/wp-json/volcanodb/v1/volcano/1526|