Monthly Archives: February 2008

Ol Doinyo Lengai, Tanzania

The Toulouse VAAC reported that an ash plume from Ol Doinyo Lengai was observed by pilots on 15 February and rose to an altitude of 11.6 km (38,000 ft) a.s.l. Source: Toulouse Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) – “Report provided … Continue reading

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Nevado Del Huila, Colombia

INGEOMINAS reported that sulfur dioxide plumes from Nevado del Huila drifted NW on 8 and 12 February. Source: Instituto Colombiano de Geología y Minería (INGEOMINAS) – “Reports provided courtesy of the Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Program and the US Geological Survey’s … Continue reading

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Kilauea, Hawaii, USA

Based on observations during overflights, and web camera views when weather permitted, HVO reported that during 13-19 February activity from Kilauea’s fissure segment D was concentrated at the Thanksgiving Eve Breakout (TEB) shield and new satellitic shields to the E … Continue reading

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Fuego, Guatemala

INSIVUMEH reported that during 6-19 February explosions from Fuego produced ash plumes that rose to altitudes of 4-4.7 km (13,100-15,400 ft) a.s.l. Fumarolic plumes rose to altitudes of 3.9-4 km (12,800-13,100 ft) a.s.l. Source: Instituto Nacional de Sismologia, Vulcanologia, Meteorologia, … Continue reading

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Colima, Mexico

Steam and steam-and-ash plumes from Colima were observed rising to altitudes of 4-4.4 km (13,100-14,400 ft) a.s.l. during 14-19 February. Plumes drifted N, NE, and E. Source: Gobierno del Estado de Colima – “Reports provided courtesy of the Smithsonian’s Global … Continue reading

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Cleveland, Chuginadak Island

AVO reported that a minor explosion from Cleveland on 15 February produced a small, diffuse ash plume that rose to an altitude of below 3 km (10,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted NW. The Volcanic Alert Level remained at Advisory and … Continue reading

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Callaqui, Chile

According to news articles on 14 February, scientists from the Universidad de Concepción will install instruments to monitor Callaqui. Local residents reported feeling earthquakes and hearing constant rumbling noises during the previous few weeks. Source: El Mostrador – “Reports provided … Continue reading

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