|(1) VOLCANO OBSERVATORY NOTICE FOR AVIATION (VONA)|
|(3) Volcano:||Alaid (CAVW #290390)|
|(4) Current Aviation Color Code:||GREEN|
|(5) Previous Aviation Color Code:||yellow|
|(7) Notice Number:||2016-82|
|(8) Volcano Location:||N 50 deg 51 min E 155 deg 33 min|
|(9) Area:||Northern Kuriles, Russia|
|(10) Summit Elevation:||7671.92 ft (2339 m)|
|(11) Volcanic Activity Summary:||Explosive-effusive eruption of Alaid volcano probably finished. There was not noting thermal anomaly over the volcano last week. A small ash plume was detected from the volcano on 04 July last time. KVERT continues to monitor Alaid volcano.|
Fumarole activity of the volcano continues. Ongoing activity could affect low-flying aircraft.
|(12) Volcanic cloud height:||NO ASH CLOUD PRODUSED|
|(13) Other volcanic cloud information:||NO ASH CLOUD PRODUSED|
|(14) Remarks:||Alaid - the volcano-Island, the most northern in the Kurile archipelago, is situated at a distance 30 km north-west from Paramushir and 70 km south-west from Kamchatka.|
|(15) Contacts:||Dr. Olga A. Girina, Head of KVERT, IVS FEB RAS|
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.
For formal scientific citation of this VONA/KVERT Operative Report, please use the following:
VONA/KVERT Operative Report, August 18, 2016. KVERT, Institute of Volcanology and Seismology FEB RAS. URL: http://www.kscnet.ru/ivs/kvert/van/?n=2016-82.