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Draft List of WOVOdat parameters

The parameter list for WOVOdat is being developed with the intent to capture the basic information necessary to understand what happened in an episode of volcanic unrest, to make inter-volcano comparisons, and to conduct pattern recognition studies. The general level of data (reflected by the parameters) is "processed to the point of being publishable."

Many additional parameters are considered by individual observatories and researchers, including raw data and more details of how a particular data set was collected and processed. Users requiring this greater level of detail should request it from the observatory.

The draft parameter list is subdivided as follows:

This is a draft list. We welcome comments and suggestions. Please send them to Chris Newhall.