Apr. 24, 2003
Smoke from volcano on Paramushir Island of Chishima Islands (Kurile Islands) observed by GLI
he ADEOS-II GLI
sensor captured this image of a volcanic eruption of Mt.Chikura on Paramushir Island, which is located south of Kamchatka. The smoke plume from this volcano is clearly visible, drifting in a southeasterly direction. You can also see ash cover (black triangle) in the middle of the island, confirming this eruption from April 18.
This image is enlarged from "Today's images" (Near-real-time data captured by AMSR
- » go to "Today's images" Backnumbers
Earth Observation Research and application Center, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.