Plume from Mount Pagan
July 18, 2013
North Pagan Volcano released a thin volcanic plume, likely rich in sulfur dioxide, on March 25, 2013. The volcano has been active nearly continuously since April 2011. This natural-color satellite image was acquired by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard the Aqua satellite. Credit: NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz LANCE/EOSDIS MODIS Rapid Response Team, GSFC.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Environment, Geology, Planetary science, Spacecraft, Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, Aqua, Satellite imagery, Volcano, Io