KÄ"lauea gas

KÄ"lauea Volcano has been erupting nearly continuously along its eastern rift zone since 1983. Emission rates of sulphur dioxide (SO2) gas have been in the range 1500-2000 tonnes/day, with spikes to over 5000 tonnes/day. SO2 is also released at KÄ"lauea's summit. Weekly updates on the status of the Kilauea eruption, including rates of degassing, are available at the following link: Hawai'ian Volcano Observatory Kilauea status

See Also:
Volcanic Ash & Gases > Gases & Aerosols