Beauport - Le pays de la Canne
Aquarium de la Guadeloupe
Jardin botanique de Deshaies
Rhum Karukéra
Green Blue Houses
Casino Saint François
village du littoral

Volcanology and Seismology Laboratory

All round view - Gourbeyre

Initially established in Saint-Claude in 1950, then moved to Basse-Terre following the eruption of La Soufrière volcano in 1976, during which the area was evacuated, the geophysics laboratory was built on Houëlmont summit in 1993. It was given its current name, Observatoire volcanologique et sismologique de Guadeloupe (“Guadeloupe Volcanology and Seismology Laboratory”) in 2001. Its missions include monitoring and studying the volcanic activity of La Soufrière (nine kilometers to the northeast), evaluating the risk of eruption and the seismicity of the region, conducting basic research in volcanology and seismology, providing information to the local population and government authorities, participating in tsunami alerts in the Caribbean region, and providing preventive communications concerning volcanological and seismological risks (no site visits).

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