Iceland

Eyjafjallajökull Videoclips

These movies from April 17th, 2010 (top row) and April 19th, 2010 (lower row) complement the still photos taken by Marco Fulle during the same helicopter flights.

Eyjafjallajökull Videoclips
Phreatomagmatic activity from Eyjafjallajökull's summit crater.
Eyjafjallajökull Videoclips
Note ash plume drifting off into the distance.
Eyjafjallajökull Videoclips
Note dark ash clouds surrounded by white steam clouds from evaporating glacier ice.
Eyjafjallajökull Videoclips
Overwiev of the eruption site; note pressure waves from the vent expanding at the speed of sound.
Eyjafjallajökull Videoclips
The pressure waves are particularly well visible in these sequences.
Eyjafjallajökull Videoclips
Zoom on the vent ejecting incadescent lava; note large bombs in ballistic trajectories.
Copyright: Norbert Fischer