DECADE - White Island, New Zealand Field Study uri icon

DCO ID 11121/2003-6864-4712-1194-CC


  • An international team of scientists installed an automatic Multi-Component Gas Analyzer System at White Island, New Zealand in December 2015 to monitor the CO2 /SO2  ratio of Whakaari Volcano. Whakaari Volcano, an Andesitic-to-dacitic stratovolcano, is one of New Zealand's most active volcanos that displays near-constant low volcanic activity. Historical eruptions have been moderate phreatomagmatic and strombolian-like.

date/time interval

  • October 2015 - January 1, 2020