Alaid volcano (Kuriles Islands, Russia): eruption ended in early January 2016

Sat, 6 Feb 2016, 11:38
11:38 AM | BY: T
MODIS thermal signal from Alaid (MIROVA)
MODIS thermal signal from Alaid (MIROVA)
Comparison of satellite images from July 2015 and January this year, showing that large parts of the summit crater have been filled by new lava (images: Nasa, annotations: Culture Volcan)
Comparison of satellite images from July 2015 and January this year, showing that large parts of the summit crater have been filled by new lava (images: Nasa, annotations: Culture Volcan)
The ´most recent eruption of the volcano, which began in October last year, can be regarded as over and the aviation color code was lowered back to green.
Satellite data compiled by Culture Volcan show no more heat emission from the volcano since January and visible satellite imagery now show that the crater has been partially filled with fresh lava from the eruption.

Previous news

Thu, 8 Oct 2015, 08:48
Thermal signal on Alaid volcano (MODIS/NASA et MODVOLC/HIGP, via Culture Volcan)
The northernmost of the volcanoes in the Kurile arc continues to show signs of weak activity in the form of a thermal anomaly at the summit crater. ... Read all
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