Space-Based Imaging Radar Studies of U.S. Volcanoes

  title={Space-Based Imaging Radar Studies of U.S. Volcanoes},
  author={Daniel Dzurisin and Zhong Lu and Michael P. Poland and Charles W. Wicks},
  journal={Frontiers in Earth Science},
The arrival of space-based imaging radar as a revolutionary land-surface mapping and monitoring tool little more than a quarter century ago enabled a spate of innovative volcano research worldwide. Soon after launch of European Space Agency’s ERS-1 spacecraft in 1991, the U.S. Geological Survey began SAR and InSAR studies of volcanoes in the Aleutian and Cascades arcs, in Hawaiʻi, and elsewhere in the western U.S. including the Yellowstone and Long Valley calderas. This paper summarizes results… 

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