Thermal signature, eruption style, and eruption evolution at Pele and Pillan on Io

Abstract

The Galileo spacecraft has been periodically monitoring volcanic activity on Io since June 1996, making it possible to chart the evolution of individual eruptions. We present results of coanalysis of Near-Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (NIMS) and solidstate imaging (SSI) data of eruptions at Pele and Pillan, especially from a particularly illuminating data… (More)

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