News tagged with ash plumes

Ash plume from Shiveluch volcano

When NASA's Terra satellite passed over Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula at noon local time (00:00 Universal Time) on October 6, 2012, Shilveluch Volcano was quiet (top image). By the time NASA's Aqua satellite pa ...

dateOct 12, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Traveling through the volcanic conduit

How much ash will be injected into the atmosphere during Earth's next volcanic eruption? Recent eruptions have demonstrated our continued vulnerability to ash dispersal, which can disrupt the aviation industry ...

dateJul 23, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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One week of ash from Mexico's volcano

(Phys.org) -- Satellites continue to provide a look at the ash and gas clouds being emitted from Mexico's Popocatepetl Volcano. NASA has animated imagery from NOAA's GOES-13 satellite to provide a week long ...

dateApr 24, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Satellites monitor Icelandic ash plume

(PhysOrg.com) -- As Iceland's Grímsvötn volcano spews ash high into the atmosphere, satellite observations are providing essential information to advisory centres assessing the possible hazards to ...

dateMay 24, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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