Knowledge sharing: What do vog and wildfire smoke plumes have in common?

  • Source: VMAP Vog Dashboard: public forecast for Oct. 11, 2021. Colors denote probability of exceeding ‘Moderate’ sulfur dioxide air quality threshold.

Volcanic eruptions and wildfires are key drivers of extreme air quality hazard. How can we bridge scientific knowledge about these phenomena to improve local volcanic air pollution (vog) forecasts in Hawaii?