Volcanic Clouds of Sakurajima in 2015

Kagoshima Univ.-Kumamoto Univ. Group

Multi-point observations at A, B, K and T, satellite images and radar data (1.7 - 4.27) in notable days :

Jan. 7, 12, 18 , Feb. 1, 3, 9, 14, 20, 27,

Mar. 5, 8, 9, 12, 14, 17, 23, 27, 28, 29 , Apr. 17, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27,

May 1, 2, 8, 12, 13, 17, 21, 22 , June 4

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Eruption clouds in 1 min. intervals for 2015. 1- 5 by NIR web-cam. at B

Tarumizu Radar for Sakurajima 2015. 1- 4 (Part)


Fish-eye view of volcanic clouds in 2015 at Point A

Highlight clips of all-sky camera records every 30 sec. at the top of 6F building, Fac. Education, Kagoshima Univ.

3.27 : 6-7 ESE corner ; 900-1150 SE corner

4.23 : ESE corner 05-06 , 0945-1030 , ESE-S 1120-1240 , All-sky 17-1920 Erup 18:51 3500 T

5. 2 : E 05-06 , N 0620-50 , E, N 0500-0650sum , E, N 1330-1430sum , All 1540-1750

5.22 : NE 05-06 , E 1600-40 , all 1650-1800 , E, all 16-18sum ,


Sakurajima 2015. 1- 12, manual photographs at Point B

Digital camera SONY DSC-HX50V(no mark, sw: sweep panorama), DSC-V3 (n: near-infrared), DSC-HX5(h), p2, p3: merged paronama of 2, 3

January : 3, 4 , 5 , 7 , 8, 9 , 10 , 12 , 18 , 20, /23 , 28, 29, 31

February : 1_AM , 1_PM , 3, (9) , 10, 12, 13 , 14_AM , 14_PM , 15, 19 , 20 , 24, 27

March : 2, 4, 5 , 8, 12, 13 , 14, 17, 23 , 24, 25, 26 , 27, 28 , 29

April : 7 , 17 , 18, 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25_AM , 25_PM , 26 , 27, 28

May : 1, 2, 5 , 8, 10 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 17 , 19, 21 , 22, 24 , 25, 29, 30

June : 1, 6, 7, 8 , 29 , July-Aug. : --

September : 4 , 5, 7, 9, 10, 11, 16, 28 ; No eruption 9.29-12.31- (JMA)

October : 14 , November : - , December : 18, 19 Fume only


Modis Images 2014.11-

2015: Jan. 7, Feb. 3, (6), 9, 14, 20, 27, Mar. 5, 12, 14 , Mar. 17, 23, Apr. 25, May 8, 21 .

Aster Images 2014- 2015: Mar. 17, 26, Apr. 27 - Apr. 22, 2016