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Summary Account

In order to enhance assessment of volcanic activity, we develop the monitoring techniques to detect precursors prior to volcanic eruptions, based on volcanic gas observation.

By sophisticated observation of gas flux, volcanic activity would be estimated linked with geophysical data. Moreover, we are trying to detect small precursor signal of phreatic eruption using by continuous multi-component gas observation and wet chemical analysis.

Member

Job titleName
HeadAkimichi Takagi
ResearcherMuga Yaguchi
ResearcherKeiichi Fukui

Research

Priority Research

Research on monitoring and prediction of volcanic activity based on observation of volcanic gases


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