Posted by: magmatist | November 15, 2013

International Volcano Monitoring fund supports observatory in Guatemala

ivm-logoThe International Volcano Monitoring fund (http://www.ivm-fund.org) is a registered non-profit (in the US and Canada) with the aim of helping volcano observatories in developing countries acquire basic monitoring tools.

For the last few years, IM-Fund has been working with Guatemalan volcanologists to

May 2011 eruption of the Santiaguito vent at Fuego Volcano.

May 2011 eruption of the Santiaguito vent at Fuego Volcano.

OVSAN team and donated equipment rsz

The Fuego monitoring team (local villagers) and donated equipment

instrument Fuego volcano (http://www.ivm-fund.org/guatemala-fuego/) with seismometers, a computer to process and store data, and other monitoring tools. Fuego is one of Guatemala’s most active systems. A new small project is to purchase and install an online webcam to monitor  the volcanic activity in real time (24/7).

So, please consider a small, $1 donation (https://onetoday.google.com/p/Y6EEeANR?c=5106381979910144) to help us with this project.

IVM Fund gets 0.98 cents for each dollar you donate via this online payment.

Please send this post on to others you might think would be interested in helping.


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