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Rampino et al. 1985

Rampino, M.R., R.B. Stothers, and S. Self, 1985: Climatic effects of volcanic eruptions. Nature, 313, 272, doi:10.1038/313272a0.

The appropriateness of using volcanic eruptions as a basis for estimating the climatic effects of nuclear war has recently been discussed. Generally speaking, the relatively small quantities of aerosols produced by historic eruptions and the differences in the optical properties between volcanic aerosols (H2SO4 and fine ash) and the sooty smoke from fires generated by nuclear blasts make any comparisons between the atmospheric after-effects of historic eruptions and nuclear war tenuous. In other instances, namely those of the largest-scale eruptions, volcanic analogies may be relevant.

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  author={Rampino, M. R. and Stothers, R. B. and Self, S.},
  title={Climatic effects of volcanic eruptions},

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ID  - ra06700y
AU  - Rampino, M. R.
AU  - Stothers, R. B.
AU  - Self, S.
PY  - 1985
TI  - Climatic effects of volcanic eruptions
JA  - Nature
JO  - Nature
VL  - 313
SP  - 272
DO  - 10.1038/313272a0
ER  -

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