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Natural Event

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

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Fires in Brazil
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Fires in Brazil

Satellites begin to detect heightened fire activity in July and August in the Amazon.

Published Aug 16, 2019

Heat Fires

Eerie Blooms in Lake Erie
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Eerie Blooms in Lake Erie

In July 2019, a severe toxic algal bloom began spreading over the western basin of Lake Erie.

Published Aug 14, 2019

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Typhoon Lekima Nears China
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Typhoon Lekima Nears China

Twin typhoons continued to churn across the Western Pacific Ocean, threatening East Asian countries with destructive winds and rain.

Published Aug 9, 2019

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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

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