Widespread dust intrusion across Europe
Continental-wide plume of Saharan dust across Europe in March 2022.
Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai major eruptions
In January 2022 the underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai in the Pacific Ocean erupted a number of times.
Destructive eruption of volcano Nyiragongo
In the evening of 22 May 2021 volcano Nyiragongo started to erupt, threatening life and property.
Mount Etna very active in February & March 2021
Regular Etna eruptions observed in February and March 2021.
Smoke from California wildfires
Smoke from devastating, widespread wildfires in California in November 2018, was seen by Sentinel-3.
Sentinel-3 'sees' black smoke from ship fire
In early March 2018 Sentinel-3 'saw' black smoke from a container ship fire, thanks to sunglint from the ocean surface.
Devastating wildfires in Portugal
Hot spots and smoke from a deadly, widespread forest fire in central Portugal could be seen by Meteosat, Sentinel-3 and Suomi-NPP on 18, 19 & 20 June 2017