New monitoring measures for La Soufriere

By Admin. Updated 5:45 p.m., Tuesday, January 5, 2020, Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4).

Kingstown, St. Vincent (ONE NEWS SVG) – New monitoring measures have been put in place to gauge the situation at the La Soufriere volcano.

According to recent bulletins from NEMO, a Web Cam monitoring system was installed at Rose Hall to constantly monitor he summit of the volcano.

A Data Center was also established at the observatory at Belmont, to analyse data collected from the volcano, and other areas are being explored to install additional monitoring equipment.

A new GPS station was also installed at Georgetown to detect signals from the volcano.

Assembling and testing equipment was also installed at the Wallilabou station today (January 5, 2020).

Scientists from the Seismic Research Center at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine are on the ground here in St. Vincent to monitor the situation.

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