seismic

Dominica Is Upgrading Its Seismic Network

 Dominica enhancing earthquake monitoring By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Dominica is launching a $40 million upgrade to its seismic network. The project intends to reduce the island’s vulnerability to natural hazards – in this case, specifically, earthquakes– and the effects of …

Undersea Caribbean Volcano Raised to Second-Highest Alert Level

 Seismic activity leads to second-highest alert level By the Caribbean Journal staff A Caribbean volcano alert has come to the coast of Grenada. The alert level has been raised to “orange” on the “Kick ‘em Jenny” submarine volcano in Grenada, …

St Lucia Begins Research Project to Study Volcanic Hazards

 Above: the Soufriere volcano in St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean, particularly the Eastern Caribbean, is full of active and dormant volcanoes, some of which still emit gases into the atmosphere. But do those gases …

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 By Dr Joan LatchmanCJ Contributor BIG, DAMAGING earthquakes are an important part of the written history of the Eastern Caribbean, which began with Europeans in the region. In bringing their architecture with them, the vulnerability of the region to geological …

 Above: the talks in Trinidad this week (Photo: TME) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad’s Energy Minister and BP are viewing a recent seismic survey off the coast of the country with a “high degree of optimism,” according to a …