Orange Zone Will See Considerable Damage From Ash And Rockfall

The Orange Volcano Hazard Zone, while not as saturated by Volcanic Hazards as the Red Zone, will still take on considerable damage from ash and rockfall. Of special interest will be with what are termed 'BALLISTICS', which along with being...

La Soufriere: Renovation Work Completed At Belmont Observatory

The Roads, Buildings and General Services Authority (BRAGSA) has completed renovation work on the Belmont Observatory Station. The project saw the repair of two structures, the living quarters for the scientists and the monitoring station. Work included tiling, plumbing and...

Damage To Vegetation From Acidic Gases Continues At La Soufriere

LA SOUFRIÈRE BULLETIN # 29 FEBRUARY 6, 2021 8:00 PM The new dome continues to grow with lateral spreading of material towards the north and south, with a preferred northward growth observed. The most active gas emissions are at the...

Sulfur dioxide Emitting From La Soufriere Suggests Groundwater Is Drying Up

LA SOUFRIÈRE BULLETIN # 28 FEBRUARY 3, 2021 8:00 PM 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: Some gas measurements...

Gases Reaching The Surface Faster Than Magma At La Soufriere

LA SOUFRIÈRE BULLETIN # 27 FEBRUARY 2, 2021 8:00 PM Additional reflectors for the Electronic Distance Measurement (EDM) target were installed today, bringing the total number of reflectors installed to nine (9). These reflectors will be used to assist with...

573 events have been recorded at La Soufriere up to 30 January

LA SOUFRIÈRE BULLETIN # 26 JANUARY 30, 2021 12:00 PM 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...

LA SOUFRIÈRE BULLETIN # 25

LA SOUFRIÈRE BULLETIN # 25 JANUARY 28, 2021 8:00 PM . A dome survey was carried out on Sunday 24thJanuary, 2021 from the summit of the La Soufrière Volcano and the total volume of the new lava dome was calculated...

New dome pressing against southern wall of La Soufriere crater

Activity happening close to the southern crater wall inside of the La Soufriere volcano has gained the attention and concern of scientists observing the volcano’s effusive eruption. Speaking during the start of this week’s update on La Soufriere with the UWI Seismic Research...