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Northwest Fires in Canada and the United States

Fire and Burn Scar in Glacier National Park
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Fire and Burn Scar in Glacier National Park

Hundreds of visitors to Glacier National Park were forced to flee their campgrounds and cabins because of a wildfire near Saint Mary Lake.

Published Jul 24, 2015

Heat Land Fires

Smoke Blankets British Columbia
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Smoke Blankets British Columbia

Thick smoke from lightning-sparked fires nearly blotted out sunlight in early July 2015.

Published Jul 8, 2015

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Canadian Wildfires Produce River of Smoke
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Canadian Wildfires Produce River of Smoke

Smoke from fires in Canada streamed into the United States.

Published Jul 1, 2015

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Wildfires in Alberta and Saskatchewan
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Wildfires in Alberta and Saskatchewan

Dozens of uncontrolled fires are burning in western Canada.

Published Jun 29, 2015

Atmosphere Fires Human Presence

Comparing Smoke Seen by Aqua and Terra
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Comparing Smoke Seen by Aqua and Terra

A satellite’s orbital geometry can affect what it sees.

Published Jun 21, 2015

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Land Life Fires Remote Sensing

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.

Published Jun 11, 2015

Atmosphere Fires

Canadian Fires Send Smoke Over the U.S.
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Canadian Fires Send Smoke Over the U.S.

An unusually thick plume of smoke from wildfires in Alberta, Canada, wafted across U.S. Midwest and eastern states.

Published Jun 11, 2015

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Intense Fires in Northern Canada
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Intense Fires in Northern Canada

The accumulation of smoke from fires in northern Canada poses air quality concerns.

Published Jun 3, 2015

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Fires in Northern Canada
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Fires in Northern Canada

Fires burned in the Northwest Territories, spreading smoke across the region.

Published May 29, 2015

Atmosphere Land Fires