Poás

Volcano number:345050
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 detected at Poás (detection threshold 0.9 cm/yr) during 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:-84.233, 10.2

Aerial view of Poás from the east. Photo: Mike Carr, 1983 (Rutgers University)