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Portraits of Earth: Mount Pinatubo


Special Thanks: NASA’s Earth Observing System, Dr. Mark Schoeberl NASA GSFC, Dr. Paul Newman NASA GSFC
Produced by: Space Telescope Science Institute, Office of Public Outreach
All images and animations courtesy of NASA and the Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

  • Photo of eruption plume and pyroclastic flow in Marella River Valley:USGS/Ed Wolfe

  • Photo of pyroclastic flow deposits in Marella River Valley: USGS/ Willie Scott

  • Photo of Pinatubo eruption plume over Clark Air Base: USGS/Richard P. Hoblitt

  • Graphic of Earth’s atmosphere: John Godfrey, STScI

  • Photo of children on a school roof: USGS/Chris Newhall

  • Aerial photo of lahar damage in the village of Sapangbato: USGS/Richard P. Hoblitt

  • Mt. Pinatubo crater lake photo: Raymie Villanueva

Music courtesy of Associated Production Music
Written by Lisa Rudy, Explorations Unlimited
Designed by John Godfrey


All narration is presented in text form within the video. In addition, a full transcript will be available in the Library in the near future. Check back soon!