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Mauna Loa Thermal Infrared

This thermal infrared false color image of Mauna Loa volcano, Hawaii shows lava flows in different colors from each other, due to their relative ages. This helps us understand the eruptive history of a volcano, a critical factor in defining future eruption hazards and risk.

ASTER Instrument Team, ASTER Project,

Published April 18, 2000
Data acquired April 18, 2000

Terra > ASTER
Radiance Or Imagery > Infrared Wavelengths > Thermal Infrared
Solid Earth > Volcanoes > Lava