Scientific research on La Soufriere Volcano to be carried out

The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) in collaboration with the Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies and a team of Researchers from the United Kingdom Research Council’s Global Challenges Research Fund will be conducting scientific research on the La Soufriere Volcano and the communities located near the Volcano during the period 27th October – 3rd November, 2017.

The general public and residents in communities close to the volcano are asked to note that as part of the research, drones will be flown in the following communities on the following dates:

  • 27th October – Spring Village, Rose Hall, Troumaca, Rose Bank, Chateaubelair, Wallilabou
  • 28th October – Colonaire, Georgetown, Langley Park Rabacca, Sandy Bay and New Sandy Bay
  • 29th October – Sandy Bay

Residents in these areas can interact with the scientists during the flying of the drones and share their experiences and knowledge from the 1902 and 1979 eruptions of the La Soufriere Volcano.

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