EUMETSAT SATELLITE APPLICATION FACILITY ON OZONE AND ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY MONITORING
ATTENTION:15th July: Metop-B/GOME-2 products became available and measurement configuration was changed for Metop-A/GOME-2
The Metop-A/GOME-2 instrument was changed to the narrow swath mode (960km) on 15th July. The Metop-B/GOME-2 instrument measures with the default mode of 1920 km swath. At the same time the new Metop-B based products became available
Java island's Mount Kelud eruption in February 2014
Mount Kelud erupted 14 February 2014. Over 100 000 people were evacuated due to the event. The images below show SO2 and aerosol (ash) emissions measured with the EUMETSAT GOME-2 instruments on 14th February.
The height of Mount Keldud is 1,731 meters and it's located on Java, the eastern Indonesia's most densely populated island. It is one of the active volcanoes in Indonesia and it's last major eruption was in 1990. There are about 130 active volcanoes in Indonesia.