Lawu

Observations of Deformation

Volcano number:263260
Region:
Country:Indonesia
Geodetic measurements?Yes
Deformation observation?Yes
Measurement method(s):InSAR
Duration of observation:2007 to 2009
Inferred cause(s) of deformation:Uncertain
Characteristics of deformation:

Chaussard and Amelung (2012) have reported an uplift of 8.6cm during the period of observation (mid-2007 to early 2009). The uplift signal has a circular shape that is centred on the edifice that is likely to indicate the arrival of new magma. The shallow-sourced inflation of 1.1km below sea level has so far not resulted in eruption.

Reference(s):Chaussard, E., & Amelung, F. (2012). Precursory inflation of shallow magma reservoirs at west Sunda volcanoes detected by InSAR. Geophysical Research Letters, 39(21).
Location:-7.625, 111.192
REST API endpoint (JSON):https://comet.nerc.ac.uk/wp-json/volcanodb/v1/volcano/5947

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