Animation of seismic project. The Socorro Magma Body, New Mexico is the 2nd largest magma body within continental crust in the world. It is inflating the earth’s surface at a rate of about 1.5–2 mm/year, as measured since 1911. Dr. Susan Bilek, colleagues, and teams placed 7 broadband seismometers, plus a dense array 800 vertical-component seismometers to look at seismicity and deformation around the Socorro Magma Body.
Interview of Dr. Susan Bilek, New Mexico Tech
Supported by PASSCAL Instrument Center. Project is a collaboration between New Mexico Tech, University of New Mexico, and Colorado State University