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University of Hawaii vog forecast program reports on latest Kilauea eruption

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VIDEO COURTESY U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
A small lava dome fountain has formed within Halemaumau Crater.
COURTESY JANET BABB / USGS / JAN. 31, 2008
                                The rim of Kilauea Volcano’s summit caldera, normally clear on days with tradewinds, left, has become nearly obscured by vog on days without tradewinds, beginning in 2008 when sulfur dioxide emissions from the volcano’s summit increased to unusually high levels.
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COURTESY JANET BABB / USGS / JAN. 31, 2008

The rim of Kilauea Volcano’s summit caldera, normally clear on days with tradewinds, left, has become nearly obscured by vog on days without tradewinds, beginning in 2008 when sulfur dioxide emissions from the volcano’s summit increased to unusually high levels.

COURTESY JANET BABB / USGS / JAN. 31, 2008
                                The rim of Kilauea Volcano’s summit caldera, normally clear on days with tradewinds, left, has become nearly obscured by vog on days without tradewinds, beginning in 2008 when sulfur dioxide emissions from the volcano’s summit increased to unusually high levels.