We cannot predict whether it will be bigger than 1963, but … according to our evaluation the potential for a full-scale eruption is still high," Devy Kamil Syahbana, an official at Indonesia's centre for volcanology and geological disaster mitigation centre, told Reuters.
In November last year, the Civil Engineering and Development Department (CEDD) of Hong Kong participated in the "Urban Geological Hazard Management and Risk Mitigation Seminar" organised by the Guangdong Province Geological Disaster Prevention Association in Guangzhou.
All research, development and design procedures have been completed, and work will proceed on the feasibility study, soil and water conservation research, environmental impact assessment, construction land geological disaster risk assessment and seismic safety assessment following the issuing of the relevant permits by the end of next month.
geochemical explorations and drilling work covering the following fields: geotechnical engineering exploration, hydrogeological exploration, geological disaster assessment and management, mining drilling, compiling various reports and data processing and inversions.
The three volcanologists will install infrasonic microphones in three different locations to detect the volcano's activity even under the worst weather conditions,'' Surono, the chief of the Geological Agency at Indonesia's Volcanic and Geological Disaster Mitigation Center, said Friday.