Whakaari/White Island volcano (North Island, New Zealand) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 9 February-15 February 2022 (Continuing Activity)
On 15 February GeoNet reported that technicians recently repaired and upgraded equipment, improving the transmission of seismic and webcam data from Whakaari/White Island. The report noted that minor ash emissions from the active vents continued to be seen in webcam images. The lake had deepened due to recent wet weather conditions and mud geysering from one of the main craters was visible; mud geysering was common at the volcano during periods when the lake water was higher.
Mi, 16. Feb 2022, 12:4512:45 PM | VON: VN
The Volcanic Alert Level remained at 2 and the Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow.
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2022. Report on Whakaari/White Island. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 9 February-15 February 2022. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
Mi, 16. Feb 2022, 03:54
The GeoNet volcanologists undertook maintenance to improve the transmission of the seismic data and webcam images. ... Read all
Di, 18. Jan 2022, 14:16
Whakaari/White Island volcano (North Island, New Zealand) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 12 January-18 January 2022 (Continuing Activity)
On 18 January GeoNet reported results from an overflight of Whakaari/White Island the week before, noting a significant decrease of temperatures at the active vent area and a small decrease in gas emissions. Temperatures in the main vent area were as high as 191 degrees Celsius, a decrease from a high value of 516 measured in December. Gas emissions had slightly decreased since December; both sulfur dioxide and carbon dioxide gas emission rates were slightly below the 10-year average. ... Read all