New Lava River From La Palma Volcano Captured by Satellite

This image, captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission on October 10, shows the new flow of lava from the volcano erupting on the Spanish island of La Palma. Credit: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2021), processed by ESA, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO

La Palma Volcano: How Satellites Help Us Monitor Eruptions
Since the Cumbre Vieja volcano began erupting on September 19, 2021, lava has burned through homes, roads, and farmlands causing mass destruction on the west part of the Canary Island of La Palma. Satellite imagery has helped authorities monitor and manage the ongoing crisis. From capturing images of the rivers of lava, to measuring …