Volcanologist Einat Lev and her team from Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory have just returned from tracking the Kilauea eruption on Hawaii’s Big Island. While there, Lev captured some incredible photos and videos of the eruption, both from the ground as well as during a helicopter ride.
A lava fountain sprays up. Photo: Einat Lev
Lava flows into the ocean, creating a large cloud of steam. Photo: Einat Lev
Another view of steam billowing out from where lava meets sea. Photo: Einat Lev
Shot of Big Island’s coastline. Photo: Einat Lev
Click here for more photos, and to read Lev’s reflections on visiting the eruption.