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351011
(was 1501)
Instituto de Investigaciones en Geociencias
Mineria y Quimica (INGEOMINAS)
Diagonal 53 No. 34-53
Santa Fe de Bogota, D.C.
Colombia


Telephone :

(57) 2 223909

Telefax :

(57) 2 220438

Sub Director of Geological Hazards:

Marta Lucia Calvache V.

Email :

mcalvache@ingeominas.gov.co

Website :

www.ingeominas.gov.co

 

351011 - 351040 
(was 1501-011, -02, -03)
Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Manizales
Instituto de Investigaciones en Geociencias, Mineria y Quimica (INGEOMINAS)
Avenida 12 de Octubre No. 15-47
Manizales (Caldas)
Colombia


Telephone :

(57) 68 - 843004, - 843020

Telefax :

(57) 68-843018

Telex :

(35)83443 CEVUL CO

Director:

Cesar Carvajal Marin

Email :

ccarvajal@ingeominas.gov.co

Website :

www.ingeomin.gov.co/web/manizales/index.asp

Scientific staff:

Olga Patricia Bohorquez - Operative Chief
Fernando Gil - Civil Engineer
Alvaro Pablo Avecedo - Geology
Jairo Patiño - Geology
John Makario Londoño - Geology
Hector Mora - Geodesy
Jair Ramirez - Topographer
Cesar Carvajal - Geology
Ricardo Méndez - Geology
Maria Luisa Monsalve - Geology
Nestor Galvis - Geology
Claudia Alfaro - Chemist
Luis Fernando Guarnizo - Geographer
Amparo Coral - Physics

The observatory was established after the November 13, 1985 eruption of Nevado del Ruiz, using the numerous equipment provided by foreign countries, mainly United States, Canada, Japan and Switzerland. Present activities of the observatory are concentrated on Ruiz Volcano.

Seismology

- 11 telemetered stations

- 11 1Hz seismometers

Deformation

- 12 dry tilt stations

- 2 radial and tangential precision levelling lines

Contact information updated Sept 2004

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