Mat Ala

Observations of Deformation

Volcano number:221105
Geodetic measurements?Yes
Deformation observation?No
Measurement method(s):InSAR, 2005 - 2010
Characteristics of deformation:

Mat Ala has a caldera at its summit. The volcao flanks are cut by numerous north-south trending faults, and fumarolic activity occurs along a fissure southwest of the volcano. Pagli et al. (2014), for the purposes of investigating regional velocity fields, looked at Envisat InSAR data that covered this volcano. They report no deformation.

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.
Nasa, 1984
Location:13.106, 41.161
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