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Remote sensing of volcanos and volcanic terrainsThe possibility of using remote sensing to monitor potentially dangerous volcanoes is discussed. Thermal studies of active volcanoes are considered along with using weather satellites to track eruption plumes and radar measurements to study lava flow morphology and topography. The planned use of orbiting platforms to study emissions from volcanoes and the rate of change of volcanic landforms is considered.
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Mouginis-Mark, Peter J.
(Hawaii Univ. Honolulu, HI, United States)
Francis, Peter W.
(Hawaii Univ. Honolulu, HI, United States)
Wilson, Lionel
(Hawaii, University Honolulu, United States)
Pieri, David C.
(JPL Pasadena, CA, United States)
Self, Stephen
(Texas, University Arlington, United States)
Rose, William I.
(Michigan Technological University Houghton, United States)
Wood, Charles A.
(NASA Johnson Space Center Houston, TX, United States)
Date Acquired
August 15, 2013
Publication Date
December 26, 1989
Publication Information
Publication: EOS
Volume: 70
ISSN: 0096-3941
Subject Category
Earth Resources And Remote Sensing
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