Climatic and Demographic Consequences of the Massive Volcanic Eruption of 1258

@article{Stothers1999ClimaticAD,
  title={Climatic and Demographic Consequences of the Massive Volcanic Eruption of 1258},
  author={Richard B. Stothers},
  journal={Climatic Change},
  year={1999},
  volume={45},
  pages={361-374}
}
  • R. Stothers
  • Published 1999
  • Environmental Science
  • Climatic Change
Somewhere in the tropics, a volcanoexploded violently during the year 1258, producing amassive stratospheric aerosol veil that eventuallyblanketed the globe. Arctic and Antarctic ice coressuggest that this was the world's largest volcaniceruption of the past millennium. According tocontemporary chronicles, the stratospheric dry fogpossibly manifested itself in Europe as a persistentlycloudy aspect of the sky and also through anapparently total darkening of the eclipsed Moon. Basedon a sudden… 

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