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Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer
This NASA website documents the detection, tracking and measurement of volcanic eruption plumes from space. The site features an image archive of satellite data that has been used to create maps and measure sulfur dioxide, volcanic ash, and aerosol emissions by volcanoes since 1978. The site also provides an extensive list of links to other volcanology-related resources.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Map
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Dataset:
    • Remotely sensed
  • Atmospheric science
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geochemistry
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-564
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'Geology and Human Health'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Dr Arlin Krueger
University of Maryland, Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology