Thermographic exposure of the craters.
Source unknown, maybe
Due to the bad weather situation and a dense cloud layer
over the volcano summit at the 14th of May 2010, it was only possible
for the islandic coast guard to get
the shape of the new craters by using a thermal camera.
Bigger crater 500m in diameter and the two smaller apprx
The MODIS instruments on NASA's Aqua satellite captured
the beginning of the eruption. On 14th of April (upper) only
a mighty steam cloud could be seen. The developement of the
ash plume from the Eyjafjallajökull Volcano over the North
Atlantic at 13:20 UTC on 17 April 2010 was captured.
The expansion of the ash cloud over
Europe in April
2. Eruption in
All ash advisory maps
VAAC with friendly permission of
MET Office, UK
All satellite images, credit to