Locating Fires and Thermal Anomalies from Manam Island Lava Flows

August 30, 2018

Locating Fires and Thermal Anomalies from Manam Island Lava Flows

On Saturday August 25, the Manam Island volcano has erupted on the north coast of Papua New Guinea. After the cloud dissipated, lava flows are identified by Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Fires and Thermal Anomalies Near Real-Time product from NASA LANCE. 

SNPP near-realtime fire detection product

Red points in the remote sensing image show the locations of lava flows in the Manam Island, on August 27, 2018.