WAVE partners Corwin Wright and Lars Hoffmann contributed to a Nature paper entitled “Tonga volcano eruption created puzzling ripples in Earth’s atmosphere”. See unprecedented observations of atmospheric waves visible in the aftermath of this impulsive eruption.
Images from the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder on NASA’s Aqua satellite show dozens of concentric circles, which are fast-moving atmospheric waves.
Credit: Lars Hoffmann, Jülich Supercomputing Centre. AIRS Level-1 data by NASA DES DISC.