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Geophysical Sciences

InSAR Imaging of Aleutian Volcanoes

Monitoring a Volcanic Arc from Space

Authors: Lu, Zhong, Dzurisin, Daniel

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  • Details different styles of volcanism along a single volcanic arc
  • Illustrated in color throughout with high-resolution, high-quality satellite radar images
  • Supplies satellite InSAR deformation images of a wide spectrum of more than 40 active Aleutian volcanoes
  • Describes eruptive style, size, volume, and magma composition of volcanoes along the entire Aleutian arc
  • Explains arc volcanism derived from InSAR deformation mapping and modeling
  • Emphasizes the importance of InSAR for volcano studies and eruption forecasting
  • Metadata enables readers to explore different modeling techniques and conduct geomorphic studies
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Interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) is a relatively new remote sensing tool that is capable of measuring ground-surface deformation with centimeter-to-subcentimeter precision at a spatial resolution of tens of meters over an area of hundreds to thousands of square kilometers. With its global coverage and all-weather imaging capability, InSAR has become an increasingly important technique for studying volcanoes in remote regions such as the Aleutian Islands. The spatial distribution of surface deformation data derived from InSAR images enables the construction of detailed mechanical models to enhance the study of magmatic processes.

InSAR Imaging of Aleutian Volcanoes:

• Provides a theoretical framework for InSAR observations and capabilities

• Discusses state-of-the-art InSAR analysis techniques

• Describes the structure, eruptive history, and magma composition of volcanoes along the entire Aleutian arc

• Presents conceptual models for the magma plumbing systems of Aleutian volcanoes based on InSAR results combined with geophysical, geological and geochemical observations.

• Synthesizes observations of deformation along the Aleutian arc and compares those results to other active arcs around the world.

• Is illustrated throughout with high-resolution color satellite radar images

About the authors

Dr Zhong Lu and Dr Daniel Dzurisin have worked closely together for several years on InSAR projects in the Aleutian volcanic arc and have co-authored 16 papers on planetary geology and volcanology, as well as a chapter on InSar in Dr Dzurisin’s first Springer-Praxis book, Volcano Deformation – Geodetic Monitoring Techniques.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

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eBook 154,69 €
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Hardcover 207,99 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
InSAR Imaging of Aleutian Volcanoes
Book Subtitle
Monitoring a Volcanic Arc from Space
Authors
Series Title
Geophysical Sciences
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-00348-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-00348-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-00347-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-50131-3
Series ISSN
1615-9748
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIX, 390
Number of Illustrations
21 b/w illustrations, 260 illustrations in colour
Additional Information
Jointly published with Praxis Publishing, UK
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