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Tullu Moje

Volcano number: 221250
Region: Africa and Red Sea
Country: Ethiopia
Geodetic measurements? Yes
Deformation observation? Yes
Measurement method(s): InSAR
Duration of observation: 1997-2000, 2003-2010
Inferred cause of deformation: Uncertain
Characteristics of deformation:

Biggs et al. (2011) processed InSAR data from Tullu Moje (called Tulla Moje within Biggs et al. (2011)) between 1997-2000 and 2003-2010. They found no evidence of surface deformation until 2009-2010, but no deformation mechanism is given.

References: 'Biggs, J., I. D. Bastow, D. Keir, and E. Lewi (2011), Pulses of deformation reveal frequently recurring shallow magmatic activity beneath the Main Ethiopian Rift, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 12, Q0AB10, doi:10.1029/2011GC003662.', 'Siebert, L., and T. Simkin (2002), Volcanoes of the World: An Illustrated Catalogue of Holocene Volcanoes and Their Eruptions, Global Volcanism Program Digital Inf. Ser., GVP‐3, Smithsonian Inst., Washington, D. C. [Available at]'
Location: 39.137, 8.158999999999999