Observation Result for Eruption of Anak Krakatau Volcano in Indonesia by ALOS-2
Posted: Dec. 26, 2018, 9:00 (UTC)
- On December 22, 2018, Tsunami probably related to the eruption of Anak Krakatau caused serious damages on coastal cities close to the island.
- JAXA performed an emergency observation by ALOS-2 (“DAICHI-2”) on December 24, 2018 (UTC), and ALOS-2 captured significant topographic changes in the southern island.
On December 22, 2018, Anak Krakatau erupted and the probably-related tsunami caused serious damages on coastal cities. JAXA performed an emergency observation with the Phased Array type L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar-2 (PALSAR-2) aboard the Advanced Land Observing Satellite-2 (ALOS-2, "DAICHI-2") on December 24, 2018. Table 1 summarizes the observation data by ALOS-2. Figure 1 shows the observation area by ALOS-2.
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