Unlocking the potential of microgravity: A review of its role in forecasting volcanic eruptions

Picture showing volcano caused by gravity.

In a review article September 2023 published in the Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, de Zeeuw-van Dalfsen and Poland argue that microgravity has untapped potential as a forecasting tool for volcanic eruptions. They conclude that the technique is currently underutilized and attention, investment, and applications at more volcanoes could help to realize its promise.