OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Tambora, Indonesia, 1815

 

The eruption of Tambora produced a sulfuric acid aerosol mass of 1.75x10E11 kg. The temperature decline associated with the eruption is about 0.7 degree C. Full impact of the eruption is hard to identify because global temperatures were already declining , possibly as a result of the sunspot minimum (Sigurdsson, 1