Anak Krakatau (Lampung, Indonesia)

Volcanic eruption at Anak Krakatau in January 2008.

Volcano: Anak Krakatau (see Anak Krakatau at the Smithsonian Institution website in a new tab)
Type: Volcanic Plume
Description: Krakatau volcano in the Sunda Strait, between Sumatra and Java is famous worldwide for its cataclysmic 1883 eruption. A complex feeding system underlies Krakatau and sustains the volcanic activity of Anak Krakatau. This volcano ranks amongst the strongest known volcanic gas emitters in the Indonesian arc.

Point of contact for this site:
Philipson Bani, (Center for Volcanological and Geological Hazard Mitigation)

Number of measurements: 1
Measurement date (d/m/y) Added by Added on
Anak Krakatau_20141/1/2014 Emanuela Bagnato Sept. 19, 2016

Bibliographic references for this site

Bani Philipson, Adrien Normier, Clémentine Bacri, Patrick Allard, Hendra Gunawan, Muhammad Hendrasto, Surono, Vitchko Tsanev, 2015,First measurement of the volcanic gas output from Anak Krakatau, Indonesia, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, vol.302, pp. 237-241, DOI:

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