Seismic Station Constructed At Bamboo Range, GPS Installed At Fancy

LA SOUFRIÈRE BULLETIN # 38 MARCH 04, 2021

Drone surveys and aerial photographs of the volcano were done at the La Soufriere Volcano on Wednesday 3rdMarch, 2021.

The new seismic station constructed at the National Parks Interpretation Centre at Bamboo Range, on the eastern side of the volcano is operational. The streaming of data from this into the Seismic Research Centre (SRC) began on March 01, 2021.

A new continuous Global Positioning System(GPS) monitoring station was installed at the monument recently constructed in Fancy.

Work continued at the Belmont Observatory, on the installation of the seismic data acquisition system.

Additional measurements of carbon dioxide in soil along the lower sides of the volcano is completed.

Three members of the Seismic Research Centre Team returned to Trinidad and Tobago on Monday March 1, 2021. They are Dr. Michal Camejo, Ms. Monique Johnson & Mr. Garth Mannette.

The National Emergency Management Organisation is reminding the public that no evacuation order or notice has been issued.

NEMO continues to appeal to the public to desist from visiting the La Soufrière Volcano, especially going into the crater, since doing so is extremely dangerous.

NEMO will continue to provide regular updates on all activities taking place at La Soufrière.

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