Vog (volcanic smog) is a form of air pollution that results when sulfur dioxide and other gases and particles emitted by an active volcano react with oxygen and moisture in the presence of sunlight.

Vog blankets landscape on Ka'u Desert Trail

Vog (volcanic smog) is a form of air pollution that results when sulfur dioxide and other gases and particles emitted by an active volcano react with oxygen and moisture in the presence of sunlight.

volcano Kileaua Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Author(s)Jane Hawkey
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2009-08-01
AlbumProcesses > Chemical
TypePhoto
Dimensions3072 x 2076
Filesize4 MB
Number of Downloads59
Filetype(s) JPG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionJane Hawkey, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)