Irazú

Volcano number:345060
Region:Mexico and Central America
Country:Costa Rica
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 observed at Irazú due to low coherence in an ALOS survey of Central American volcanoes (Ebmeier et al., 2013).

Reference:Ebmeier, S. K., J. Biggs, T. A. Mather, and F. Amelung (2013), On the lack of InSAR observations of magmatic deformation at Central American volcanoes, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 118, 2571–2585, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50195.
Location:-83.852, 9.979

View of the crater lake at Irazú from the summit of Irazú volcano. Photo: Lee Siebert, 1998 (Smithsonian Institution).