Field Training: Volcanology 2018

Field Training for MTPBA Students of 2018 on Volcanology courses was held in several locations. The first location was at the Merapi Monitoring Center of BPPTKG Center. The monitoring that was carried out related to seismic observation, deformation with GPS and Tiltmeter, Observation on real-time photos, observation on air quality and volcanic ash.

The second location was at Sabo DAM at Gendol river, which was accompanied by BBWS Serayu Opak staffs. The visit was started with discussions about Sabo DAM construction process and the mechanism of Sabo to hold debris of lava flow during heavy rain that may cause a deposit. The third location was at Sabo Dam of Kuning river.