Iceland Volcano Satellite Image

April 16, 2010 by Post Team 

Iceland Volcano Satellite ImageIceland Volcano Satellite Image:Air travel is becoming more problematic in the continent, with the possibility now that Barack Obama can not attend the state funeral in Warsaw, which is probably in search of an excuse anyway.

A large plume of ash and dust has shut down air travel in Europe largely closed to Germany is now 11 airports, and Heathrow in London, is not expected until Saturday to open as soon as possible

How eruption

Eruption began at 23:52 UTC on March 20, 2010 in Eyjafjallajökull volcanic system (also known as Volcano Eyjafjöll). A red cloud appeared on the volcano, which lit up the sky above the fissure. “The eruption was preceded by intense seismic activity and high rates of deformation in the weeks before the eruption, in association with magma recharge of the volcano.

Immediately before the eruption of the depth of seismicity had become shallow, but was not significantly greater than it had been in previous weeks. The deformation was occurring at a speed of up to one centimeter per day from March 4 continuous GPS sites installed within 12 km of the eruption site. IESUI reported.

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