Geohazards Management Division

Department of Mineral Policy and Geohazards Management

Improving the quality of Life and Safety of Our People

Department of Mineral Policy and Geohazards Management
Improving the quality of Life and Safety of Our People

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Volcano Observatory

The RVO is responsible for the following:
• Monitoring of the activity of volcanoes in PNG including instrumental surveillance of the most active and potentially active volcanoes.
• Provision of advice and early warning where possible to relevant authorities on volcanic activity and potential volcanic activity and mitigation measures.
• Strategic assessments of volcanic hazards in PNG.
• Maintenance of database on volcanic hazards.
• Research into volcanism, volcano-seismicity and methods of volcano monitoring with the aim of improving monitoring, assessment and prediction capabilities.
• Public awareness programs concerning volcanic hazards.

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