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Mt. Pinatubo eruption effect on equatorial ozone
This animation clearly shows the ozone around Mt Pinatubo reacting to the eruption. A large ozone hole appears during the eruption and sweeps westward along with the ash cloud,stratospheric sulfur dioxide, and stratospheric sulfuric acid H2SO4.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Atmospheric science
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
RealPlayer plug-in
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Please give credit to NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-SVS-002183
Related resources:
This resource has a thumbnail image at 'Mt. Pinatubo Eruption caused Equatorial Ozone Hole'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Lori Perkins
NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio

Principal Investigator: Richard McPeters

Principal Investigator: Jay Herman