Pinatubo


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  • noun

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a volcano on Luzon to the northwest of Manila

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Pinatubo eruption and the American forces' departure.
For example, the massive eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines in 1991 temporarily dropped temperatures by half a degree Celsius world-wide.
Although such eruptions aren't as dramatic as the 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines, which cooled the whole planet for several years, the aerosols from several small volcanoes are enough to add up to a cooling influence (SN: 8/13/11, p.
For example, emissions from the Mount Pinatubo eruption in the Philippines in 1991 reduced the world temperature by 0.
2 degrees Fahrenheit for about one year, and the 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines had a similar effect.
Volcanic erruptions Mt Eyjafjallajkull, dramatic though it is, is tiny by comparison compared to the 1991 Mount Pinatubo eruption in the Philippines.
Mount Pinatubo had erupted, causing huge damage as it spewed out vast quantities of ash.
The Pinatubo volcanic eruption in the Philippines in 1991 brought about large-scale devastation and profound changes in global climatic patterns.
The articles contained in the book range from treatments of Billy Mitchell and Mason Patrick to more recent events like the Mount Pinatubo eruption in the Philippines and the aftermath of the Khobar Towers bombing.
Anderegg, USAF, retired, builds a compelling chronological detail of Clark Air Base's last days during the eruption of Mount Pinatubo.
In June 1991 the Philippines was the scene of the world's most violent eruption of the last century when 800 people were killed around Mount Pinatubo north of Manila.
The Mount Pinatubo eruption in 1991 is believed to have offset global warming but the effect is small.
His plan is modelled partly on the Mount Pinatubo volcanic eruption in 1991, when thousands of tons of sulphur were ejected into the atmosphere causing global temperatures to fall.
After the eruption of Mount Pinatubo in 1992, so much volcanic ash was released into the atmosphere that the eclipsed moon that year was nearly invisible.
As it turned out, in the real world the largest climate forcing in the decade after 1988, by far, was caused by the Mount Pinatubo volcanic eruption, the greatest volcanic eruption of the past century.