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Volcano Watch: Reduced sulfur dioxide emissions from Kilauea’s east rift

Volcano Watch: Reduced sulfur dioxide emissions from Kilauea’s east rift

(Volcano Watch is a weekly article written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) Like the delicate interplay between the Spanish and Dutch soccer players in the final game of the World Cup, competing forces shape our island environment and control prevailing conditions. For example, volcanic air pollution in Hawaii is a […]

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea’s emissions, effects all about location

Volcano Watch: Kilauea’s emissions, effects all about location

(Volcano Watch is a weekly article written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) A common saying in the real estate business is that three things matter regarding property: “location, location, location.” The same might be said about the effects of Kilauea’s irritating sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions and resulting vog. It’s all […]

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Volcano Watch: Seasonally enhanced aroma briefly fills the air

Volcano Watch: Seasonally enhanced aroma briefly fills the air

(Volcano Watch is a weekly article written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) It seems that something new and different is always cooking at Kilauea. In December a change in the aroma coming from Pele’s kitchen was noticed by the HVO and National Park staffs, along with nearby residents. The biting, […]

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State Web site tracks sulfur dioxide levels

MEDIA RELEASE The si State Department of Health has launched a Web site where the public can obtain up-to-date information on sulfur dioxide levels in areas of the Big Island impacted by vog and volcanic emissions. The public is encouraged to use the Web site www.hiso2index.info to access sulfur dioxide levels in the Pahala, Hilo, […]

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