Deflation of Mount Etna monitored by spaceborne radar interferometry

@article{Massonnet1995DeflationOM,
  title={Deflation of Mount Etna monitored by spaceborne radar interferometry},
  author={Didier Massonnet and Pierre Briole and Alain Arnaud},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1995},
  volume={375},
  pages={567-570}
}
GROUND-BASED measurements of volcano deformation can be used to assess eruptive hazard, but require the costly (and often hazardous) installation and maintenance of an instrument network. Here we show that spaceborne radar interferometry, which has already shown its utility in mapping earthquake-related deformation1, can be used to monitor long-term volcano deformation. Two families of synthetic aperture radar images, acquired from ascending and descending orbits by the satellite ERS-1, and… Expand
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