Explosive Eruption at Paluweh Volcano

Explosive Eruption at Paluweh Volcano
  • Credit:

    NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon, using EO-1 ALI data from the NASA EO-1 team. Caption by Robert Simmon.

Paluweh Volcano, (also known as Rokatenda) one of Indonesia’s Lesser Sunda Islands, emitted a plume of gas and ash on March 26, 2013. This natural-color satellite image was collected by the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on Earth Observing-1 (EO-1).

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  • Data Date:

    March 26, 2013
  • Visualization Date:

    March 26, 2013
  • Sensor(s):

    EO-1 - ALI
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