Olkaria

Observations of Deformation

Volcano number:222090
Region:
Country:Kenya
Geodetic measurements?Yes
Deformation observation?Yes
Measurement method(s):InSAR
Duration of observation:2007 - 2010, 2009 - 2010
Inferred cause(s) of deformation:Uncertain
Characteristics of deformation:

At Olkaria 2cm/yr of subsidence is observed between 2007 – 2010 (ALOS) in a small region where flower farms are located on volcanic deposits. No other deformation is observed within the detection limits of 0.3 cm/yr (ENVISAT) and 0.4 cm/yr (ALOS) at Olkaria.

Reference(s):Robertson, E. 2015. Magma storage and transport at Kenyan Rift volcanoes: a remote sensing perspective. Chapter 2. Ph.D Thesis, University of Bristol, UK.
Smithsonian Institution Global Volcanism Program
http://volcano.si.edu/volcano.cfm?vn=222090
Location:-0.904, 36.292
REST API endpoint (JSON):https://comet.nerc.ac.uk/wp-json/volcanodb/v1/volcano/3205

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