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22-04-2015 : Eruption of the Chilean volcano Calbuco monitored by infrasound stations
The Calbuco volcano in southern Chile, dormant since 1972, entered into eruption ejecting a thick plume of ash to an altitude of almost 20 km.
01-09-2012 : Eruption of Bezymianny volcano (Russia) on 01/09/2012
Bezymianny volcano erupted on 1 September 2012 at 19h16 UT, leading to large pyroclastic flows.
26/04/2010 : Monitoring eruption of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjöll by infrasound measuring stations
The Icelandic volcano Eyjafjöll located under the Eyjafjaöllajkul glacier showed initial signs of activity at the beginning of March 2010. Several infrasound stations located thousands of kilometres away allow to monitore the evolution of its activity
11/01/2002 : First images of the DASE experiment aboard the International Space Station
The LSO experiment was set up by the permanent Russian crew of the International Space Station (ISS) before Claudie Haigneré's flight. The French astronaut brought back to earth the hard disk drive containing the images. At the end of November research on sprites finally started...
12/09/2001 : A CEA experiment aboard the International Space Station
The aim of the LSO (Lightning and Sprite Observations) experiment is to observe certain light emissions generated by lightning from the International Space Station (ISS). The CEA designed and developed the experimental device required for this experiment...
28/08/2001 : Infrasound observation of the Etna eruption
Mount Etna is the largest volcano in Europe in terms of area covered and height. At the beginning of April 2001, Etna entered a new eruptive phase. The infrasound station of Flers (Orne, France), located 1800 kilometers from Etna, detected numerous signals coming from the volcano...
23/04/2001 : Meteor detected off California
On April 23, 2001 at 06:12:35 am (UT), USA military satellites detected entry of a fireball through the atmosphere above the Pacific Ocean. Infrasound signals were observed in four CTBT stations, in the Los Alamos experimental stations and in the UAF (Alaska) and Flers (France) prototype stations...
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