DOI: 10.1029/2004jd005499
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Abstract: [1] Several observers reported interesting convective phenomena in the months and years following the 15 June 1991 climactic eruption of Mount Pinatubo, Philippines. The observed phenomena included deep convection resulting from (1) lower level eruptions, (2) secondary phreatic explosions, and (3) enhanced surface heating. We have compared radar records and satellite imagery to obtain a more coherent understanding of these ''volcanic-cumulonimbi'' from 17 June to 30 September 1991 and to identify observationa…

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