Gaua volcano (Banks Islands, Vanuatu) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 5 October-11 October 2011 (New Activity / Unrest)
Vanuatu Geohazards Observatory reported that the seismic network monitoring Gaua detected volcanic activity in August. Gas plumes were detected by the OMI satellite on 17, 27, and 28 September, and ashfall was reported in the N, E, and W parts of Gaua on 10 October by local authorities. The Alert Level remained at 1 (on a scale of 0-4).
Wed, 5 Oct 2011, 06:0006:00 AM | BY: VN
Source: Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards Department (VMGD)
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2011. Report on Gaua. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 5 October-11 October 2011. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
Tue, 4 Jan 2011, 07:52
Activity at Gaua volcano on Vanuatu remains low. The Vanuatu Meteorological and Geohazards Department reports that the volcano is now emitting less gas, and vegetation near the vent and in the direction of the trade winds on the western side of the island which were burnt by acid rains are now growing again. ... Read all
Wed, 29 Dec 2010, 06:00
Gaua volcano (Banks Islands, Vanuatu) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 29 December-4 January 2011 (Continuing Activity)
On 21 December, the Vanuatu Geohazards Observatory reported that volcanic activity from Gaua had been low since September. Recent observations indicated that the near-vent vegetation and vegetation exposed to trade winds on the W side of the island was again growing. Seismic data showed a decreasing number of events. ... Read all