Network for Observation of Volcanic and Atmospheric Change (NOVAC): SO2 flux from Nevado del Ruiz Volcano (Colombia)

Galle, Bo
Arellano, Santiago
Garzon, Gustavo
Chacon, Zoraida
Cortes, Patricia
Emission rate of SO2 from Nevado del Ruiz volcano for the period 2014-01-01 to 2016-09-30. This dataset contains individual SO2 flux measurements obtained from scanning DOAS instruments part of the NOVAC network, operated by SGC/OVSP (Colombia), and daily statistics. Data has been processed with the NOVAC batch processing software, using meteorological data from the ECMWF ERA interim analysis database (0.125/0.125 deg, 6 h) interpolated at the volcano summit coordinates for the time of each measurement. Plume height and direction is obtained by triangulation of two scan measurements when possible. It also includes daily statistics. The file has been prepared within the DECADE/DCO project. Raw data can be accessed by contacting the authors.
How to cite this dataset:
Galle, B., Arellano, S., Garzon, G., Chacon, Z., Cortes, P., 2017. Network for Observation of Volcanic and Atmospheric Change (NOVAC): SO2 flux from Nevado del Ruiz Volcano (Colombia), Version 1.0. Interdisciplinary Earth Data Alliance (IEDA). Accessed 2024-07-17.
DOI Creation Date:
Galle, B., M. Johansson, C. Rivera, Y. Zhang, M. Kihlman, C. Kern, T. Lehmann, U. Platt, S. Arellano, and S. Hidalgo, (2010), "Network for Observation of Volcanic and Atmospheric Change (NOVAC)—A global network for volcanic gas monitoring: Network layout and instrument description.", Journal of Geophysical Research, 115(D05304), doi:10.1029/2009JD011823 Johansson, M., B. Galle, Y. Zhang, C. Rivera, D. Chen, K. Wyser, (2009), "The dual-beam mini-DOAS technique—measurements of volcanic gas emission, plume height and plume speed with a single instrument.", Bulletin of Volcanology, 71(747), doi:10.1007/s00445-008-0260-8 Luebcke P., N. Bobrowski, S. Arellano, B. Galle, G. Garzon, L. Vogel, and U. Platt, (2014), "BrO/SO2 molar ratios from scanning DOAS measurements in the NOVAC network.", Solid Earth, 5:409-424, doi:10.5194/se-5-409-2014
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Coverage Scope: Other
Geographic Location: Nevado del Ruiz volcano (Colombia)
User Contributed Keyword(s):
SO2 flux, Nevado del Ruiz, NOVAC, DECADE
Bounding Coordinates:
North: 5.071313     South: 4.876175     East: -75.29341     West: -75.524454
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Smithsonian Volcano Number: 351020