NewsMt.Aso eruption

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. 15,2014
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