Product ID: 3300 - English
Published: 3 Jun, 2021
GLIDE: VO20210523COD

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This map illustrates the lava flow extent and the related geological information north of Goma airport, Nord-Kivu province, D.R. of the Congo as detected by satellite images acquired after the eruption of the Mount Nyiragongo on 22 May 2021. UNITAR-UNOSAT analysis used Sentinel-1 acquired on 25 May 2021, Sentinel-2 & Pleiades images acquired on 1 June 2021, at respectively 16:21 UTC, 08:30 UTC and 11:35 UTC, to extract the lava flow extent. Within this map, three vents have been identified along the hillside south of Nyiragongo caldera. In addition, about 10 km of fissures have been mapped and are mainly in NNE-SSW and NNW-SSE directions.
This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR-UNOSAT.
Satellite Data (Post): Sentinel-1
Imagery Dates: 25 May 2021
Resolution: 10 m
Copyright: Contain modified Copernicus Sentinel Data [2021]
Source : ESA
Satellite Data (Post): Sentinel-2
Imagery Date: 1 Jun 2021
Resolution: 10 m
Copyright: Contain modified Copernicus Sentinel Data [2021]
Source: ESA
Satellite Data (Post) : Pleiades
Imagery Date : 1 Jun 2021
Resolution : 50 cm
Copyright : CNES (2021), distribution Airbus D&S
Source : Airbus DS
Boundary data : OCHA Congo
Buildings : OpenStreetMap
Road: OpenStreetMap
Geological data: USAID - USGS Volcano Disaster Assistance Program
Epicenters: EMSC
Background: ALOS Global DSM
Inset1: Sentinel-2/ 1 Jun 2021
Inset2: Pleiades/ 1 Jun 2021