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LA SOUFRIÈRE BULLETIN # 31

LA SOUFRIÈRE BULLETIN # 31  1. Satellite images captured on February 5, 202l allowed for a completely clear view of the crater. The new dome continues to grow with the lateral spreading of ~15 m towards the north-west and south-east….

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UPDATES ON LA SOUFRIERE

  05/02/2021. Satellite image(PlanetLabs) showing the latest dome growth. From this it was estimated to now be 540 m in length. When another drone survey is completed, we’ll be able to calculate the other estimates. Photo credit: PlanetLabs 01/02/2021. Panoramic…

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NEW COVID-19 CASES ON THE RISE IN SVG

SIXTY-SEVEN (67) NEW CASES, ONE DEATH & EIGHT (8) RECOVERIES t. Vincent and the Grenadines yesterday confirmed sixty-seven (67) new COVID-19 cases from samples collected between January 26th and February 5th. The majority of these samples were collected on January…

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LA SOUFRIERE LAVA DOME GROWING WIDER, LONGER

  The latest estimates from the UWI SRC show that the new lava dome at the La Soufrière Volcano is growing at a peak rate of 2.7 m3 per second but over the long term, this growth rate is more so at 1.7…

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LA SOUFRIÈRE BULLETIN # 29

LA SOUFRIÈRE BULLETIN # 29  1. The new dome continues to grow with the lateral spreading of material towards the north and south, with a preferred northward growth observed. 2. The most active gas emissions are at the contact areas…

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LA SOUFRIÈRE BULLETIN # 28

LA SOUFRIÈRE BULLETIN # 28  The results of some of the tasks carried out during the trip to the summit of the La Soufriere Volcano on Monday 1st February 2021 are as follows: 1. Some gas measurements were done on…

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LA SOUFRIÈRE BULLETIN # 26

LA SOUFRIÈRE BULLETIN # 26  1. Three (3) GPS stations are currently streaming data to Seismic Research Centre. Telemetry of the data being collected from the new GPS station installed at the Richmond Vale Academy on 23 January, is still…

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LA SOUFRIÈRE BULLETIN # 25 

LA SOUFRIÈRE BULLETIN # 25  1. The Team from The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre (UWI-SRC) returned to Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday 27th January, 2021, onboard the Regional Security System (RSS) aircraft. They are Geologist Professor…

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THE SMOKING DOMES

Why do the domes (new and old) steam? They steam because there is a large amount of hot rock present and when it combines with the high volume of groundwater in the crater, the heat causes the water to boil…

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LA SOUFRIÈRE BULLETIN # 23

LA SOUFRIÈRE BULLETIN # 23  1. Full advantage was taken of the general clear conditions at the summit today to achieve several tasks. 2. Aerial photographs and video of the volcano were taken, through the assistance of Drone Pilot Rommel…

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