Grímsvötn

Eruption of Grímsvötn Volcano, Iceland (Earth Observatory)

Another year, another Icelandic volcano with a difficult-to-pronounce name. Here’s Earth Observatory’s satellite image of Grímsvötn’s ash cloud (above) and Ogle Earth’s post about visualizing said ash cloud in Google Earth. Here’s an ESA article on the ash plume that includes animations of its spread (via GIS Lounge).

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