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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Southern EPR-Segment K.
The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Southern EPR-Segment K.
The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Southern EPR-Segment K.
The Global Volcanism Program has no synonyms or subfeatures listed for Southern EPR-Segment K.
There is data available for 5 Holocene eruptive periods.
|Start Date||Stop Date||Eruption Certainty||VEI||Evidence||Activity Area or Unit|
|1990 Jul 2 ± 2 years ± 182 days||Unknown||Confirmed||0||Historical Observations||Aldo-Kihi lava flow|
|1965 Jul 2 (?) ± 182 days||Unknown||Confirmed||0||Magnetism||South of Aldo-Kihi lava flow|
|1930 (?)||Unknown||Confirmed||0||Magnetism||North of Aldo-Kiri lava flow|
|1840 (?)||Unknown||Confirmed||0||Magnetism||North of Aldo-Kiri lava flow|
|1625 (?)||Unknown||Confirmed||0||Magnetism||South of Aldo-Kihi lava flow|
There is no Deformation History data available for Southern EPR-Segment K.
There is no Emissions History data available for Southern EPR-Segment K.
|Shrimp swimming above a hydrothermally active crack in basalt on the Southern East Pacific Rise near 17 deg 27 min S were photographed in November 1994 from the Japanese submersible Shinkai 6500. Both shrimp and crab were seen to enter and exit similar cracks in this area. Lava flows from a very recent volcanic eruption were observed in 1994 along segment K of the Southern East Pacific Rise.
Image courtesy of NOAA Vents Program, 1994 (www.pmel.noaa.gov/vents/chemistry/images/).
There are no samples for Southern EPR-Segment K in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.
|DECADE Data||The DECADE portal, still in the developmental stage, serves as an example of the proposed interoperability between The Smithsonian Institution's Global Volcanism Program, the MAGA Database, and the EarthChem Geochemical Portal. The Deep Earth Carbon Degassing (DECADE) initiative seeks to use new and established technologies to determine accurate global fluxes of volcanic CO2 to the atmosphere, but installing CO2 monitoring networks on 20 of the world's 150 most actively degassing volcanoes. The group uses related laboratory-based studies (direct gas sampling and analysis, melt inclusions) to provide new data for direct degassing of deep earth carbon to the atmosphere.|
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|Large Eruptions of Southern EPR-Segment K||Information about large Quaternary eruptions (VEI >= 4) is cataloged in the Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions (LaMEVE) database of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).|
|MIROVA||Middle InfraRed Observation of Volcanic Activity (MIROVA) is a near real time volcanic hot-spot detection system based on the analysis of MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) data. In particular, MIROVA uses the Middle InfraRed Radiation (MIR), measured over target volcanoes, in order to detect, locate and measure the heat radiation sourced from volcanic activity.|
|MODVOLC Thermal Alerts||Using infrared satellite Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) data, scientists at the Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, University of Hawai'i, developed an automated system called MODVOLC to map thermal hot-spots in near real time. For each MODIS image, the algorithm automatically scans each 1 km pixel within it to check for high-temperature hot-spots. When one is found the date, time, location, and intensity are recorded. MODIS looks at every square km of the Earth every 48 hours, once during the day and once during the night, and the presence of two MODIS sensors in space allows at least four hot-spot observations every two days. Each day updated global maps are compiled to display the locations of all hot spots detected in the previous 24 hours. There is a drop-down list with volcano names which allow users to 'zoom-in' and examine the distribution of hot-spots at a variety of spatial scales.|
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