Ruapehu, New Zealand : Volcanic gas output increases at Ruapehu, Volcanic Alert Level raised to Level 2.

Ruapehu, New Zealand : Volcanic gas output increases at Ruapehu, Volcanic Alert Level raised to Level 2.

Volcanic gas output increases at Ruapehu, Volcanic Alert Level raised to Level 2 VOLCANIC ALERT BULLETIN: RUA – 2016/04 Alert Status: Volcanic Alert Level is raised to Level 2 (change from 1) Aviation Colour Code raised to Yellow (change from Green) Recent visits to…

Ruapehu , New Zealand : the Crater Lake temperature has peaked at 42 °C.

Ruapehu , New Zealand : the Crater Lake temperature has peaked at 42 °C.

Volcanic Alert Bulletin RUA 2016/02: 10:15am Tuesday 3 May 2016; Ruapehu Volcano Alert Status: Volcanic Alert Level remains Level 1 Aviation Colour Code remains Green The volcanic earthquake swarm which intensified at Mt Ruapehu around April 25-26 is now declining and the Crater Lake…

White Island , New Zealand : The Aviation Colour Code has been lowered from Orange to Yellow.

White Island , New Zealand : The Aviation Colour Code has been lowered from Orange to Yellow.

Aviation Colour Code changed, volcanic unrest remains unchanged at White Island Volcanic Alert Bulletin WI 2016/05 1:00 pm Monday 2 May 2016 Alert Status: White Island Volcano Volcanic Alert Level remains Level 2 Aviation Colour Code changed from Orange to Yellow The Aviation Colour…

White Island , New Zealand : a new crater has formed in the north east.

White Island , New Zealand :  a new crater has formed in the north east.

Volcanic Alert Bulletin WI 2016/04 10:45 am Saturday 30 April 2016; White Island Volcano Alert Status: Volcanic Alert Level remains Level 2 Aviation Colour Code remains Orange Heightened volcanic unrest continues at White Island (Whakaari). During an aerial inspection on Friday the site of…

Ruapehu , New Zealand : volcanic earthquake swarm at Mt Ruapehu.

Ruapehu , New Zealand : volcanic earthquake swarm at Mt Ruapehu.

Volcanic Alert Bulletin RUA 2016/01: 3:30pm Friday 29 April 2016; Ruapehu Volcano Alert Status: Volcanic Alert Level remains Level 1 Aviation Colour Code remains Green Over the last few days there has been a volcanic earthquake swarm at Mt Ruapehu. The Crater Lake temperature…

White Island , New Zealand : Volcanic Alert Level is lowered to Level 2.

White Island , New Zealand :  Volcanic Alert Level is lowered to Level 2.

Volcanic Alert Bulletin WI 2016/03: 6:45pm Thursday 28 April 2016; White Island Volcano Alert Status: Aviation Colour Code remains Orange Based on new observations, the Volcanic Alert Level for White Island has been lowered to 2 from 3. This indicates that the volcano is…

White Island , New Zealand : An eruption occurred at White Island (Whaakari) .

White Island , New Zealand : An eruption occurred at White Island (Whaakari) .

Routine monitoring of White Island (Whakaari) indicates minor volcanic unrest continues. Over the last couple of weeks GNS scientists have observed a fall of 2 m in the water level of the Crater Lake. However they have not noted any changes in other monitored…

Tongariro , New Zealand : New gas sensors confirm gas output continues from Te Maari (Tongariro).

Tongariro , New Zealand : New gas sensors confirm gas output continues from Te Maari (Tongariro).

New gas sensors confirm gas output continues from Te Maari (Tongariro) Following the August 2012 eruptions from Te Maari large amounts of volcanic gas were emitted. Sometimes the output of sulphur dioxide (SO2) was over 5-8 kg per second (430-700 tons per day). However…

White Island , Ruapehu , Ngauruhoe , New Zealand : volcano gas flights.

White Island , Ruapehu , Ngauruhoe , New Zealand : volcano gas flights.

Volcanoes continue to leak gas: volcano gas flights About once a month we plan to make airborne measurements of sulphur dioxide (SO2), carbon dioxide (CO2) and hydrogen sulphide (H2S) outputs from the active volcanoes. The warm humid conditions this summer have challenged us, however…

White Island , New Zealand : monitoring flight to White Island.

White Island , New Zealand : monitoring flight to White Island.

Summer weather finally allows for White Island (Whaakari) gas flight The shorts and t-shirt weather many have been experiencing may have been great for tan lines but the humid and cloudy conditions in the Bay of Plenty have not helped us with our monitoring…