Posted by: magmatist | March 3, 2012

Gas sampling explained

This fumarole, lined with sulfur crystals, is only weakly active. It is difficult to see into the mouth of a vent if it is emitting large amounts of gas.

A new page has been written explaining how gas sampling is done at Sherman Crater, and what is being learned. Go directly to the page. It can also be reached via a link at the bottom of the “Monitoring” page on this website.

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