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Sulfur Dioxide emission from Mt Pinatubo Eruption June 1991 with dates

This animation shows sulfur dioxide in the stratosphere during the Mt. Pinatubo Eruption and for a few weeks after the eruption. Stratospheric SO2 dissipates rather quickly compared to volcanic ash and stratoshperic H2SO4.

Visualization Credits

Lori Perkins (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
Richard McPeters (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Jay Herman (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Data Used:
Nimbus-7/TOMS/Sulfur Dioxide 1991/06/16 - 1991/06/30
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Dates of Data Used:
1991/06/16 - 1991/06/30

This item is part of this series:
Mt. Pinatubo

DLESE >> Atmospheric science
SVS >> Mt. Pinatubo
DLESE >> Natural hazards
SVS >> Sulfur Dioxide
SVS >> Volcano
NASA Science >> Earth