AVTIS

AcronymDefinition
AVTISAll-Weather Volcano Topography Imaging Sensor
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The AVTIS uses mm-waves which pass through the cloud, gas and smoke so volcanologists such as Rod can see what is happening all the time, which is important when trying to predict if it might explode.
If the dome grew so large that it could collapse over the crater wall to the populated north of the island, AVTIS could help show the danger when other observing techniques might fail.
The Scots physicists will use a new device called an AVTIS - All-weather Volcano Topography Imaging Sensor.