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Volcanic Sunset-Glow Stratum: Origin

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Science  13 Jan 1967:
Vol. 155, Issue 3759, pp. 189
DOI: 10.1126/science.155.3759.189

Abstract

Reexamination of the phenomenon of volcanic-dust sunsets, as typified by the Krakatoa event, supports a theory that the scattering layer is produced by the interaction of ozone and sulfur dioxide in much the same manner as is the normal "Junge"aerosol layer at 20 kilometers.