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Volcanic Activity at Popocatépetl

Volcanic Activity at Popocatépetl
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Volcanic Activity at Popocatépetl

Volcanic activity temporarily closed the airport in Puebla.

Atmosphere Volcanoes

Volcanic Plume from Popocatépetl
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Volcanic Plume from Popocatépetl

Acquired March 7, 2013, this image shows a plume from Mexico’s Popocatépetl Volcano.

Atmosphere Land Volcanoes

Activity at Popocatépetl
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Activity at Popocatépetl

Satellite images show a volcanic plume spreading from one of Mexico’s most active volcanoes.

Atmosphere Land Volcanoes

Activity at Popocatépetl
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Activity at Popocatépetl

Authorities in Mexico keep a wary eye on the “smoking mountain.’

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Volcanoes

Popocatépetl at Night
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Popocatépetl at Night

The ASTER instrument offers a view of the volcano’s heat even in the dark.

Volcanoes

Activity at Popocatépetl
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Activity at Popocatépetl

Popocatépetl is sending steam, gas, and ash aloft.

Atmosphere Land Volcanoes

Activity at Popocatépetl
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Activity at Popocatépetl

Newly vigorous activity at Popocatépetl peppers surrounding communities with ash.

Atmosphere Land Volcanoes

Activity at Popocatépetl
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Activity at Popocatépetl

The towering Popocatépetl volcano was emitting a faint plume of steam and gas on January 4, 2011, when this photo-like image was taken.

Land Volcanoes

Ongoing Activity at Popocatépetl
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Ongoing Activity at Popocatépetl

Steam and gas over the summit of Popocatépetl Volcano, Mexico.

Land Volcanoes