Edited by: Neeraja Sankaran
C.R. Trepte, R.E. Viega, M.P. McCormick, "The poleward dispersal of Mount Pinatubo volcanic aerosol," Journal of Geophysical Research, 98:18563-73, 1993. (Cited in 12 publications through January 1995)

Comments by Charles R. Trepte, Science Applications International Corp., Hampton, Va. 23681

This paper describes the distribution of aerosols emitted from the 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines. The aerosols, primarily tiny droplets of sulphuric acid, were tracked by a National Aeronautics and Space Administration remote sensing satellite as they dispersed into the stratosphere at tropic and subtropic latitudes for the first 10 months after the eruption.

Charles Trepte, an atmospheric scientist with Science Applications International Corp., a private, Hampton, Va.- based consulting firm that provides atmospheric-research support for NASA's Langley Research Center, also located in Hampton, describes the project as "an excellent opportunity to try to understand how material is transported into the lower...

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