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Smoke over Western Russia

Smoke over Western Russia
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Smoke over Western Russia

Though fires across Russia appeared to be less intense than previously, these photo-like images show thick smoke rising from two regions in western Russia on August 15, 2010.

Atmosphere Land Dust and Haze

Smoke over Western Russia
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Smoke over Western Russia

A ribbon of smoke connects two clusters of intense fires in central Russia in this photo-like image from August 12, 2010.

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Carbon Monoxide over Western Russia
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Carbon Monoxide over Western Russia

This image, made with data from the Terra satellite, shows high levels of carbon monoxide over western Russia during the first week of August 2010.

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Smoke over Western Russia
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Smoke over Western Russia

Thick smoke covers much of western Russia in this true-color satellite image from August 9, 2010.

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Smoke over Moscow
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Smoke over Moscow

Acquired August 7, 2010, this natural-color image shows thick smoke over Moscow and clusters of fires burning around the city.

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Fires and Smoke in Russia
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Fires and Smoke in Russia

This photo-like image from August 4, 2010, shows intense fires burning across central Russia and a thick plume of smoke stretching about 3,000 kilometers (1,860 miles).

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Smoke over Western Russia
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Smoke over Western Russia

Thick smoke from fires burning in western Russia fills the width of this image, a composite of three separate satellite images acquired on August 3, 2010.

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Smoke over Western Russia
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Smoke over Western Russia

This true-color image from August 2, 2010, shows thick smoke spanning about 1,700 kilometers (1,000 miles) of western Russia. The smoke comes from hundreds of fires burning in bogs and forests.

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Fires and Smoke near Moscow
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Fires and Smoke near Moscow

Acquired July 28, 2010, this natural-color image shows fires east of Moscow blanketing the region in thick smoke.

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Smoke over Moscow
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Smoke over Moscow

Acquired July 27, 2010, this natural-color image shows haze over Moscow as fires burn in the east-southeast.

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