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Volcano Hazards Fact Sheet: Volcanic Gas

Volcano Hazards Fact Sheet: Volcanic Gas

This fact sheet provides an overview of the gases emitted by volcanoes, which consist mostly of water vapor, carbon dioxide, and sulfur dioxide. Topics include reasons for studying them, potential hazards, methods for studying them, and some facts about the gases emitted by the eruption of Mount St. Helens. A downloadable, printable version is available.... Show More


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