Predicting and Preparing for and Eruption

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what are seismometers used for?
detecting earthquakes
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what do seismometers produce?
seismographs
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how would you monitor hundreds or small earthquakes caused by magma rising up through the cracks in the earth's crust?
seismometers
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how would you detect an increase in temperature around the volcano?
thermal imaging and satellite cameras
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what gas tells you that the volcano is near to erupting?
sulphur
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how do you measure the sulphur content of gases released by the volcano before erupting?
gas samples and chemical sensors
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what does planning for an eruption include?
creating an exclusion zone, ready and able to evacuate residents, emergency supply of basic provisions, funds and a good communication system
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what do seismometers produce?

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how would you monitor hundreds or small earthquakes caused by magma rising up through the cracks in the earth's crust?

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how would you detect an increase in temperature around the volcano?

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what gas tells you that the volcano is near to erupting?

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