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German Aerospace Center develops satellite-based volcanic ash tool

VADUGS-derived column concentration of volcanic ash in grams per square metre

Researchers at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) have developed a satellite-based prediction tool for volcanic ash distribution.

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Mon, 22/09/2014 - 13:50

Tracing Aerosols with Satellites

This map depicts the aerosol index for 19 July 2014

Satellites can help detect UV-absorbing aerosols by observing how the atmosphere scattered certain wavelengths of ultraviolet (UV) light.

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Fri, 01/08/2014 - 10:53

Guatemala volcano eruption: Charter activated

On Saturday evening 19 May 2012, the Volcano "Fuego" in Guatemala had a strong eruption, which led to the evacuation of some communities located on its foothills.

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Wed, 23/05/2012 - 08:11