Interferometric synthetic aperture radar studies of Alaska volcanoes
- Zhiming Lu, C. Wicks Jr., J. Power, D. Dzurisin, W. Thatcher, and Timothy Masterlark
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Interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) imaging is a recently developed geodetic technique capable of measuring ground-surface deformation with centimeter to subcentimeter vertical precision and spatial resolution of tens-of-meter over a relatively large region (~104 km2). The spatial distribution of surface deformation data, derived from InSAR images, enables the construction of detailed mechanical models to enhance the study of magmatic and tectonic processes associated with volcanoes. This paper summarizes our recent InSAR studies of several Alaska volcanoes, which include Okmok, Akutan, Kiska, Augustine, Westdahl, and Peulik volcanoes.
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- Interferometric synthetic aperture radar studies of Alaska volcanoes
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- 4 p.
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- International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS)
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- 2002 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2002)
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- Toronto, Ont.
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- 24 June 2002 through 28 June 2002
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