Earth  ID: 10398

USGS Video of a Hawaiian Volcano

Aerosols smaller than 1 micrometer are mostly formed by condensation processes such as conversion of sulfur dioxide (SO2) gas (released from volcanic eruptions) to sulfate particles and by formation of soot and smoke during burning processes. After formation, the aerosols are mixed and transported by atmospheric motions and are primarily removed by cloud and precipitation processes. Video courtesy of United States Geological Survey.

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Keywords:
NASA Science >> Earth
SVS >> Glory
SVS >> Climate Change
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Solid Earth >> Volcanoes >> Volcanic Ash/Dust
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Aerosols >> Dust/Ash
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Solid Earth >> Volcanoes
SVS >> Volcano
DLESE >> Structural geology
DLESE >> Natural hazards
SVS >> HDTV
SVS >> Global Warming
DLESE >> Geology
SVS >> Dust
SVS >> Climate
DLESE >> Atmospheric science

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 8.0.0.0.0