Articles | Volume 11, issue 4
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 2441–2457, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-2441-2018
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 2441–2457, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-2441-2018

Research article 26 Apr 2018

Research article | 26 Apr 2018

Implementation of electrochemical, optical and denuder-based sensors and sampling techniques on UAV for volcanic gas measurements: examples from Masaya, Turrialba and Stromboli volcanoes

Julian Rüdiger et al.

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RR by Christoph Kern (21 Mar 2018)
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (30 Mar 2018) by Kimberly Strong
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Short summary
Volcanic gas emission studies are important for monitoring active volcanoes, obtaining insights into subsurface processes and opening up an interesting domain for atmospheric chemistry investigations. Using an unmanned aerial vehicle, commonly called a drone, we were able to study various volcanic gases at sites which are typically too dangerous to access otherwise. The use of drones for volcano monitoring and gas measurements in harsh environments was successfully assessed.