The Atmospheric Impact of the 1991 Mount Pinatub

  title={The Atmospheric Impact of the 1991 Mount Pinatub},
  author={Stephen and Self and Jing-Xia and Zhao and Rick and E Holasek and Ronnie and Carmen Torres and Alan and John King}
The 1991 eruption of Pinatubo produced about 5 cubic kilometers of dacitic magma and may be the second largest volcanic eruption of the century. Eruption columns reached 40 kilometers in altitude and emplaced a giant umbrella cloud in the middle to lower stratosphere that injected about 17 megatons of SO2, slightly more than twice the amount yielded by the 1982 eruption of El Chich6n, Mexico. The SO2 formed sulfate aerosols that produced the largest perturbation to the stratospheric aerosol… CONTINUE READING
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