WEATHER IN LINCOLN COUNTY


 

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Since there’s nothing good on TV…why not take in some education about the world around you…

Axial Mount 300 miles off Oregon

Axial Mount
300 miles off Oregon
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Professor Bill Chadwick will be conducting a very interesting presentation this afternoon (Thursday) at Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Guin Library starting at 3:30pm.

“Forecasting eruptions at Axial Seamount”

Axial Seamount is the most active submarine volcano in the NE Pacific and is the site of the first volcano observatory on the deep seafloor. High-resolution pressure sensors that were developed for tsunami detection in the open ocean have been used at Axial Seamount to measure vertical movements of the seafloor related to a cycle of volcanic inflation and deflation. This kind of volcano deformation has been used on land to forecast eruptions but this is the first time this technique has been tried on the seafloor. Axial Seamount erupted in 1998 and again in 2011. When will it erupt next?

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