Stratospheric impact of the Chisholm pyrocumulonimbus eruption : 1 . Earth-viewing satellite perspective

@inproceedings{Fromm2008StratosphericIO,
  title={Stratospheric impact of the Chisholm pyrocumulonimbus eruption : 1 . Earth-viewing satellite perspective},
  author={Michael Fromm and Olivier Torr{\`e}s and D. Diner and Darlene Lindsey and B. Vant Hull and R. V. Servranckx and Eric P. Shettle and Zhanqing Li},
  year={2008}
}
[1] The pyrocumulonimbus storm near Chisholm, Alberta, on 28 May 2001 has been studied in depth. However, the impact of this eruption on the lower stratosphere has not been characterized. Here and in a companion paper we explore this topic. This paper focuses on the ‘‘young’’ Chisholm smoke plume, from the age of 3 h to 1 week, as observed by Earth-viewing satellite instruments. (The companion paper presents strictly profile data.) GOES visible and infrared image loops reveal the pyroconvective… CONTINUE READING