Cumbal

Volcano number:351100
Region:South America
Country:Colombia
Geodetic measurements?Yes
Deformation observation?No
Measurement method(s):InSAR
Duration of observation:2006-2009 (InSAR)
Inferred cause of deformation:
Characteristics of deformation:

No deformation was detected at Cumbal between 2006 and 2009 during ALOS surveys of Latin American volcanoes (Fournier et al., 2010, Parks et al., 2011).

Reference:Fournier, T. J., M. E. Pritchard, and S. N. Riddick (2010), Duration, magnitude, and frequency of subaerial volcano deformation events: New results from Latin America using InSAR and a global synthesis, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 11, Q01003, doi:10.1029/2009GC002558.
Reference:Parks, M. M., J. Biggs, T. A. Mather, D. M. Pyle, F. Amelung, M. L. Monsalve, and L. Narváez Medina (2011), Co-eruptive subsidence at Galeras identified during an InSAR survey of Colombian volcanoes (2006–2009), Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 202, no. 3, 228-240, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2011.02.007
Location:-77.87, 0.95

Aerial view of Cumbal from the north. Photo: Norm Banks, 1989 (U.S. Geological Survey).