16 Jun '11, 5pm

Eruption at Nabro Volcano [image] #NASA

Eruption at Nabro Volcano [image] #NASA

This high-resolution, natural-color satellite image shows details of the roiling plume of Eritrea’s Nabro Volcano. The thick plume obscures the site of the eruption, and most of Nabro’s 8-kilometer (5-mile) wide caldera. The bright white color of the plume indicates it contains a large amount of water vapor, with a slight blue tinge that hints at the presence of sulfur dioxide. Measurements from the Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer (IASI) aboard the European Space Agency’s MetOp-A satellite confirm sulfur dioxide from the plume over Northeast Africa and the Middle East. This image was acquired by the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) aboard the Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite on June 14, 2011. Nabro began erupting for the first time in recorded history on June 12th. Satellite observations a day later revealed the exact site of the eruption. NASA Earth Observatory i...

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Eruption at Nabro Volcano, Eritrea [image] #NASA

Eruption at Nabro Volcano, Eritrea [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 14 Jun '11, 10am

Nabro, a stratovolcano in the northeast African nation of Eritrea, rumbled to life late in the evening on June 12, 2011, f...

Nabro Volcano Before Eruption [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 19 Jun '11, 10pm

Until last weekend, the Nabro volcano in northeast Africa looked like it does in the image above. Then, on the night of Ju...

NASA Earth Observato Nabro Volcano Before Erupt...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 19 Jun '11, 10pm

Until last weekend, the Nabro volcano in northeast Africa looked like it does in the image above. Then, on the night of Ju...

Nabro Volcano Before Eruption: Astronauts on th...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 19 Jun '11, 10pm

Until last weekend, the Nabro volcano in northeast Africa looked like it does in the image above. Then, on the night of Ju...

Spaceview of the thick ash plume from Chilean v...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 15 Jun '11, 6am

Perhaps the greatest danger posed by the erupting Puyehue-Cordón Volcano Complex in Chile is the thick layer of ash being ...

Tierra viva: Primera erupción en tiempos históricos del volcán Nabro (Eritrea); posiblemente la primera en 10 mil años

Tierra viva: Primera erupción en tiempos histór...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 21 Jun '11, 6pm

Eruptive activity continued at Nabro Volcano in Eritrea on June 19, 2011. As the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiom...

Smoke over the Atlantic Ocean [image] #NASA

Smoke over the Atlantic Ocean [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 16 Jun '11, 4pm

Smoke from fires in Georgia and Florida streamed eastward over the Atlantic Ocean on June 15, 2011. The Moderate Resolutio...

Detailed Views of Erupting Nabro Volcano [image] #NASA

Detailed Views of Erupting Nabro Volcano [image...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 27 Jun '11, 9pm

Since it began erupting on June 12, 2011, emissions from Eritrea’s Nabro Volcano have drifted over much of East Africa and...

The ash plume from an eruption in Chile has tra...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 14 Jun '11, 6pm

The eruption at Chile’s Puyehue-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex sent clouds of ash high into the atmosphere, above the weat...

Ash Plume from Puyehue-Cordón Caulle [image] #NASA

Ash Plume from Puyehue-Cordón Caulle [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 13 Jun '11, 10pm

On June 4, 2011, Puyehue-Cordón Caulle in Chile experienced its first major eruption in decades. The volcano sent an ash p...

Puyehue-Cordón Caulle [image] #NASA

Puyehue-Cordón Caulle [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 28 Jun '11, 10pm

The eruption at Chile’s Puyehue-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex continued in late June 2011, with lava and ash still pourin...

Puyehue-Cordón Caulle [image] #NASA

Puyehue-Cordón Caulle [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 14 Jun '11, 10pm

A week after first erupting, Chile’s Puyehue-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex continued to emit a steady stream of ash. This...