Reventador volcano (Ecuador) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 18 April-24 April 2007 (Continuing Activity)

Wed, 18 Apr 2007, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
On 18, 20, and 23 April, steam-and-gas emissions from Reventador hung near the summit. On 18 April, a plume was seen drifting NW on satellite imagery. On 20 April, a bluish haze of gases was observed. Clouds occasionally inhibited views of the summit during 18-24 April.

Source: Instituto Geofísico-Escuela Politécnica Nacional (IG)
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From: Global Volcanism Program, 2007. Report on Reventador. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 18 April-24 April 2007. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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Wed, 11 Apr 2007, 06:00
On 11 April, a steam plume from Reventador rose to an altitude of 3.8 km (12,500 ft) a.s.l. Visual observations were hindered during 12-17 April due to inclement weather. On 13 April, the lava flow on the S flank, first observed on 28 March, was 15 m thick and possibly active. ... Read all
Thu, 5 Apr 2007, 21:40
On 28 March, an eruption from Reventador produced an ash plume that rose to an altitude of 5.6 km (18,400 ft) a.s.l. and drifted W. A small lava flow traveled 200 m down the S flank. Incandescent material and ash emissions were observed during 29-31 March. On 1 April, ash plumes rose to an altitude of 7.6 km (24,900 ft)  a.s.l. and incandescent rocks were ejected about 50 m above the crater. Incandescent material was again seen at the summit on 2 April. The Washington VAAC reported that a strong hotspot was present on satellite imagery during 1-3 April. Based on pilot reports, IG reported that a steam-and-gas plume with little ash content rose to an altitude of 6.1 km (20,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted W on 3 April. Read all
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