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KVERT/Volcano Observatory Notification to Aviation
 (1) VOLCANO OBSERVATORY NOTICE FOR AVIATION (VONA)
 (2) Issued:20160724/0243Z
 (3) Volcano:Klyuchevskoy (CAVW #300260)
 (4) Current Aviation Color Code:ORANGE
 (5) Previous Aviation Color Code:orange
 (6) Source:KVERT
 (7) Notice Number:2016-72
 (8) Volcano Location:N 56 deg 3 min E 160 deg 38 min
 (9) Area:Kamchatka, Russia
(10) Summit Elevation:15580 ft (4750 m)
(11) Volcanic Activity Summary:Explosive-effusive eruption of the volcano continues. Ash plume extended about 100 km to the east from the volcano.

Explosive-effusive eruption of the volcano continues. Ash explosions up to 19,700-26,240 ft (6-8 km) a.s.l. could occur at any time. Ongoing activity could affect international and low-flying aircraft.
(12) Volcanic cloud height:18040-19680 ft (5500-6000 m) AMSL Time and method of ash plume/cloud height determination: 20160724/0120Z – MODIS TERRA (31m32)
(13) Other volcanic cloud information:Distance of ash plume/cloud of the volcano: 62 mi (100 km)
Direction of drift of ash plume/cloud of the volcano: E / azimuth 81 deg
Time and method of ash plume/cloud determination: 20160724/0120Z – MODIS TERRA (31m32)
(14) Remarks:
(15) Contacts: Alexander G. Manevich, IVS FEB RAS
mag@kscnet.ru +74152202115

Duty scientist: +79622825253
(16) Next Notice:A new VONA will be issued if conditions change significantly or the Aviation Color Code is changes. VONAs are posted at http://www.kscnet.ru/ivs/kvert/index_eng.php.

In Russia, KVERT, on behalf of the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (IVS) FED RAS, is responsible for providing information on volcanic activity to international air navigation services for the airspace users.
 

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For formal scientific citation of this VONA/KVERT Information Release, please use the following:
VONA/KVERT Information Release, July 24, 2016. KVERT, Institute of Volcanology and Seismology FEB RAS. URL: http://www.kscnet.ru/ivs/kvert/van/index.php?n=2016-72.



 
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