Aug 01, 2015

A large eruption of the Manam Volcano off the east coast of Papua New Guinea spread ash across a wide area of the mainland, southwest of Manam Island. The Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre is issuing advice to the international aviation industry to avoid Manam's volcanic ash cloud. This image was taken by the Suomi NPP satellite's VIIRS instrument high resolution infrared channel around 0310Z on July 31, 2015.

An u...

Find Out...
Other Resources logo
NOAA logo
Website Owner: NOAA Environmental Visualization Lab Contact Us