Saturday, May 14, 2016

Satellite data could help reduce flights sidelined by volcanic eruptions

A volcano erupting and spewing ash into the sky can cover nearby areas under a thick coating of ash and can also have consequences for aviation safety. Airline traffic changes due to a recent volcanic eruption can rack up unanticipated expenses to flight cancellations, lengthy diversions and additional fuel costs from rerouting.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily

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