Volcanological monitoring

Understanding the behaviour of the Soufrière Hills volcano is essential in assessing the hazards and associated risks it poses. Geological observations and measurements help us to improve our knowledge of the mechanisms that drive the eruption.

Photo of observation and survey
Aerial cliff photo

Photo showing sampling pyroclastic flow
Photo of temperature measuring

Photo showing rock chemistry analysis

Graphic of the Dome map
Graphic showing dome profile

Graphic showing deposits map - click here to enlarge