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KVERT/Volcano Observatory Notification to Aviation

 (1) VOLCANO OBSERVATORY NOTICE FOR AVIATION (VONA)
 (2) Issued:20150828/0528Z
 (3) Volcano:Klyuchevskoy (CAVW #300260)
 (4) Current Aviation Color Code:YELLOW
 (5) Previous Aviation Color Code:green
 (6) Source:KVERT
 (7) Notice Number:2015-192
 (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:According to videodata by KVERT, an incandescence of the volcano crater began from 1544 UTC on August 27, 2015. This means the Strombolian explosive eruption of Klyuchevskoy volcano began. Strong gas-steam activity of the volcano was observed on August 26-27, before the explosive eruption. The volcano obscured by clouds at present.

Explosive eruption of Klyuchevskoy volcano began and continues. Ash explosions up to 19,700 ft (6.0 km) a.s.l. are possible. The activity of the volcano could affect low-flying aircraft.
(12) Volcanic cloud height:NO ASH CLOUD PRODUSED
(13) Other volcanic cloud information:NO ASH CLOUD PRODUSED
(14) Remarks:
(15) Contacts:Dr. Olga A. Girina, Head of KVERT, IVS FEB RAS
girina@kscnet.ru +74152302549

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, August 28, 2015. KVERT, Institute of Volcanology and Seismology FEB RAS. URL: http://www.kscnet.ru/ivs/kvert/van/index.php?n=2015-192.



 
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