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2019 Fire Season in the Western United States

Walker Fire
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Walker Fire

The wildfire has burned more than 50,000 acres, making it the state’s largest blaze in 2019.

Published Sep 13, 2019

Atmosphere Land Fires Remote Sensing

Sampling the Castle Fire
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Sampling the Castle Fire

Researchers are flying through wildfire smoke to learn about the molecules lingering inside its plume.

Published Aug 21, 2019

Image of the Day Land Fires

Flying through a Fire Cloud
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Flying through a Fire Cloud

A rare flight through a thunderstorm triggered by a wildfire has atmospheric scientists buzzing.

Published Aug 9, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Land Fires Human Presence Remote Sensing