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…

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…

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…

White Island, New Zealand : minor volcanic unrest continues.

White Island, New Zealand : minor volcanic unrest continues.

Recent routine monitoring of White Island (Whakaari) indicates minor volcanic unrest continues. In October GNS scientists reported an increase in the amount of volcanic gas been emitted and the presence of volcanic tremor. This week we have completed soil gas and leveling surveys and…

White Island , New Zealand : slight decrease in the level of volcanic unrest .

White Island , New Zealand :  slight decrease in the level of volcanic unrest .

VOLCANIC ALERT BULLETIN: White Island Volcano Monday 2 November 2015, 2pm Volcanic Alert Level: Level 1 (no change) Aviation Colour Code: Green (no change) Recent routine monitoring of White Island (Whakaari) suggests a slight decrease in the level of volcanic unrest. In October GNS…

White Island, New-Zealand : recent slight intensification of activity at White Island.

White Island,  New-Zealand :  recent slight intensification of activity at White Island.

On 14 October the GeoNet Data Centre reported a recent slight intensification of activity at White Island. Increased amounts of CO2 emitted from one of the large accessible fumaroles was detected on 1 October along with a temperature increase. SO2 emissions at the volcano…