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Alaid vulkaan
stratovulkaan 2339 m / 7,674 ft
Atlasov Island, Northern Kuriles, 50.86°N / 155.55°E
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Alaid volcano (Kuriles Islands, Russia): new thermal anomalies

Monday Feb 22, 2016 10:59 AM | DOOR: T

MODIS thermal signal from Alaid volcano (MIROVA)
MODIS thermal signal from Alaid volcano (MIROVA)
New thermal anomalies have been detected from the volcano during the past days via satellite data. It is not known whether or not a new eruption is underway at the volcano which is rarely visited, but one of the most active ones in the area.
Its most recent eruption from Oct 2015 to January this year produced spectacular lava flows that flowed into the sea and enlarged the uninhabited island.
The Aviation Color Code was raised again to yellow.
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MODIS thermal signal from Alaid (MIROVA)
Saturday, Feb 06, 2016
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. ... [meer...]
Thermal signal on Alaid volcano (MODIS/NASA et MODVOLC/HIGP, via Culture Volcan)
Thursday, Oct 08, 2015
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. [meer...]
Friday, Oct 02, 2015
A new eruptive phase has possibly started at the volcano in late September. On 28 Sep, VAAC Tokyo reported elevated seismic activity and a possible ash plume that could rise to 18,000 ft (6 km) altitude from the volcano (but was not detected on satellite imagery). ... [meer...]
Wednesday, Jan 09, 2013
KVERT lowered the level of activity of the stratovolcano back to normal ("green"). ... [meer...]
MODIS data showing a hot spot at Alaid (summarized past 7 days, Univ. Hawaii)
Saturday, Nov 10, 2012
A strong thermal anomaly remains visible at Alaid volcano. [meer...]

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