Assab Volcanic Field

Volcano number:221125
Region:Africa and Red Sea
Country:Eritrea
Geodetic measurements?Yes
Deformation observation?No
Measurement method(s):InSAR
Duration of observation:2005 - 2010
Inferred cause of deformation:
Characteristics of deformation:

Pagli, et al. (2014), for the purposes of investigating regional velocity fields, has looked at Envisat  InSAR data covering this volcano. They report no deformation at this collection of basaltic cinder cones. 

Reference:Pagli, C. et al., 2014. Current plate boundary deformation of the Afar rift from a 3-D velocity field inversion of InSAR and GPS. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 119(11), pp.8562-8575.
Reference:NASA Landsat image, 1999
Location:42.43, 12.95

The Assab Volcanic Field, an E-W trending alignment of basaltic cinder cones (yellow), can be seen cutting across this image, and continue to the coast in the west.