El Chichón

Volcano number:341120
Region:Mexico and Central America
Country:Mexico
Geodetic measurements?Yes
Deformation observation?No
Measurement method(s):InSAR
Duration of observation:2007-2010
Inferred cause of deformation:
Characteristics of deformation:

No deformation was detected at El Chichón in a regional ALOS survey of Mexican volcanoes (Chaussard et al., 2013).

Reference:Chaussard, E., F. Amelung, and Y. Aoki (2013), Characterization of open and closed volcanic systems in Indonesia and Mexico using InSAR time series, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 118, 3957–3969, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50288.
Location:-93.228, 17.36

View of the crater at El Chichón formed during the 1982 eruption. Photo: Bill Rose, 1983 (Michigan Technological University)