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Atmosphere

Camp Fire Spreads Foul Air in California
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Camp Fire Spreads Foul Air in California

People in Northern California and the Central Valley are coughing because of the noxious smoke.

Published Nov 16, 2018

Atmosphere Land Fires Human Presence Remote Sensing

Smoke from Camp Fire Billows Across California
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Smoke from Camp Fire Billows Across California

In many areas, air quality deteriorated as smoke from the destructive fire spread widely across northern California.

Published Nov 14, 2018

Atmosphere Fires

Ozone Hole is Big, But Tempered by CFC Reductions
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Ozone Hole is Big, But Tempered by CFC Reductions

The hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica was slightly above average size in 2018, but smaller than expected for the weather conditions.

Published Nov 13, 2018

Image of the Day Atmosphere Human Presence World of Change

Which Way Will the Smoke Go?
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Which Way Will the Smoke Go?

A new experimental model that relies on data from NOAA and NASA satellites has proven remarkably good at simulating the behavior of wildfire smoke.

Published Nov 6, 2018

Image of the Day Atmosphere Fires Remote Sensing

Fires Rage along the Garden Route
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Fires Rage along the Garden Route

More than 86,000 hectares of land have burned, making it one of South Africa's biggest fires near populated areas.

Published Nov 5, 2018

Atmosphere Fires