Dust from Africa travels to Brazil
Typically, every year between June and August dust travels across the Atlantic. This example shows dust reaching Brazil, during the FIFA World Cup.
World Cup weather from space
As the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ kicked-off in Brazil, we took a look at the weather at some of the previous tournaments.
Puyehuè-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex
The initial ash and SO2 plume from the Puyehuè-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex (PCVCC) reaches South America, after circling the globe in eight days.
Stratospheric volcanic cloud from Puyehuè-Cordón
The stratospheric volcanic cloud (ash and SO2) from the Puyehuè-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex (PCCVC) continues to move eastwards.
Ash and SO2 plume from the Puyehuè-Cordón
The ash and SO2 plume from the Puyehuè-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex (PCCVC) meanders over the Southern Atlantic.
Eruption of the Chaitén volcano in Chile
On 2 May 2008 an old volcanic caldera erupted close to the coastal town of Chaitén in southern Chile.