Volcano number:311240
Country:United States
Geodetic measurements?Yes
Deformation observation?Yes
Measurement method(s):InSAR
Duration of observation:1992 - 2009
Inferred cause of deformation:Surface deposits
Characteristics of deformation:

Subsidence of lava flows is observed at Cleveland. This includes lavas from the 2001 eruption on the western flank of the volcano that are subsiding at 2 – 4 cm/yr.

Reference:Lu Z., Dzurisin, D., Wicks, C., Power, J., Kwoun, O., & Rykhus, R. (2007). Diverse deformation patterns of Aleutian volcanoes from satellite interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR). In J. Eichelberger, E. Gordeev, P. Izbekov, M. Kasahara, & J. Lees (Eds.), Volcanism and subduction: The Kamchatka region (Vol. 172, pp. 249–261). American Geophysical Union, Geophysical Monograph.
Reference:Lu, Z., and Dzurisin, D., 2014, InSAR imaging of Aleutian volcanoes: Chichester, UK, Springer-Praxis, 390 p.
Reference:U.S. Geological Survey Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) website
Location:-169.944, 52.825

Photo of snow covered Cleveland. Source C. Neal, U.S. Geological Survey AVO website