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North American Smoke over Spain
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North American Smoke over Spain

Plumes from fires in Canada and the United States have crossed the Atlantic Ocean.

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Smoke Over the Mid-Atlantic
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Smoke Over the Mid-Atlantic

A plume of smoke from wildfires burning in Canada reached the eastern United States.

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A Vertical View of Wildfire Smoke as it Heads to Sea
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A Vertical View of Wildfire Smoke as it Heads to Sea

As satellites observed, an intense wildfire in Quebec, Canada, lofted smoke high into the atmosphere in June 2013. Winds then drove the smoke across the Atlantic Ocean all the way to Europe.

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Wildfires Smoke Crosses the Atlantic
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Wildfires Smoke Crosses the Atlantic

Satellite observations suggest fires in Quebec sent smoke billowing across the Atlantic; but pinpointing the source can pose a scientific challenge.

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Wildfire Smoke over the Atlantic Ocean
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Wildfire Smoke over the Atlantic Ocean

Acquired September 19, 2012, this natural-color image shows smoke from wildfires in the western United States over the Atlantic Ocean.

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Smoke from Fires in Northwest Territories, Canada
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Smoke from Fires in Northwest Territories, Canada

Acquired July 25, 2011, this natural-color image shows smoke from wildfires blowing eastward across Canada.

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Seeing through Sakha’s Smoke
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Seeing through Sakha’s Smoke

With dozens of wildfires burning in a part of Russia best known for its frigid winters, the CALIPSO satellite offered this view through the clouds and smoke.

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Smoke Blankets British Columbia
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Smoke Blankets British Columbia

Hundreds of fires are burning in the Canadian province.

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An American Aerosol in Paris
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An American Aerosol in Paris

Smoke from wildfires burning across the western United States and Canada drifted all the way to Europe.

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