News from Chirpoi volcano
Sunday, May 26, 2013
A thermal anomaly was visible until 19 May, perhaps also until 22 May, but has not been detected since then. This might be due to cloud cover or a suggestion that activity has ceased.
Wednesday, Mar 06, 2013
SVERT reported that weak steam-and-gas emissions from Snow, a volcano of Chirpoi, were observed on 25 February, and 1 and 3 March. A thermal anomaly was detected in satellite images on 28 February and 3 March. ...more
Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013
SVERT reported that a thermal anomaly and weak steam-and-gas emissions from Snow, a volcano of Chirpoi, were detected in satellite images during 14-15 February; cloud cover prevented observations of the volcano on other days during 11-18 February.
Wednesday, Jan 09, 2013
A thermal hot spot continues to be visible at the summit, indicating some sort of activity (perhaps slow extrusion of lava dome, strombolian activity) goes on there.
Thursday, Jan 03, 2013
SVERT reported that a thermal anomaly was detected over Snow, a volcano of Chirpoi, during 24-25, 28, and 30 December; cloud cover prevented observations of the volcano on other days during 24-31 December.
Sunday, Dec 09, 2012
Chirpoi volcano (Kurile Islands, Russia) activity update: thermal anomaly at summit crater, steaming
A thermal hot spot continues to be visible at the summit. A dense steam plume rising from the Snow peak of Chirpoi is sometimes visible on satellite images when the volcano is not obscured by clouds.
Monday, Nov 26, 2012
The SVERT reported on 26 November, that on 20, 22 and 25 November, thermal anomalies were detected at the volcano. ...more [read all]
Thursday, Nov 22, 2012
Thermal anomalies continue to be detected almost daily at the Snow cone, Chirpoi volcano. No ash plumes have been detected which means the activity produces little to no ash.
Monday, Nov 19, 2012
The SVERT raised the Alert Level for Chirpoi to YELLOW today based on the steam plumes detected in satellite imagery and thermal anomalies in the area.
Saturday, Nov 17, 2012
Chirpoi volcano (Kurile Islands, Russia) activity update: steaming, hot spot detected on satellite images