Nishinoshima volcano (Pacific Ocean, Japan): highly elevated temperature
Do, 26. Nov 2020, 08:4308:43 AM |
Thermal image of Nishinoshima volcano confirms a highly elevated temperature of inner summit crater (image: JCG)
After a three months calm period with little or no activity, the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) did a flight observation by Haneda Air Base aircraft to confirm a highly elevated gas emissions and the inner summit crater temperatures identified in thermal images.
The crater of Nishinoshima volcano with near-constant degassing (image: JCG)
Strong fumarolic activity was observed in the inner summit crater.
The color of water, mostly brown to dark brown, was entering the sea with high acidity.
Source: Japan Coast Guard volcano activity update 26 November 2020
Do, 27. Aug 2020, 18:15