Mt.Aso, Nakadake(1,506 m elevation), which is located in Kumamoto prefectures, erupted at 1:11 am on November 25, 2014. It rose volcanic smoke over 1000 m height and still continues active eruption.
The images of GOSAT/TANSO-CAI were taken at 4:25 am on November 15 (before eruption) and November 27 (after eruption), respectively.
The volcanic ash spread in wide area of crater including Kumamoto city.
※The TANSO-CAI image was composed of band 2 (674 nm) in red, band 3 (870 nm) in green and band 1 (380 nm) in blue.
Nov. 27, 2014