Lava flows over Etna, Sicily, seen by Sentinel-2 using swir16 data

The Sentinel-2 mission of the Copernicus programme is helping better understand hazards.The multispectral bands of the sensor allow to map volcanic activity with synoptic, up-to-date and spectrally accurate information.
This is illustrated with these compositites using acquisitions from 17 May and 27 March 2022.

swir16, green and blue bands using the 17 May acquisition after start of the lava flow.

swir16, green and blue bands using the 27 March acquisition.

Special composite combining the swir16 of the 17 May acquisition (Red) and the swir16 of the 27 March acquisition (Cyan).