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Fires

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

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

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

Arctic Fires Fill the Skies with Soot
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Arctic Fires Fill the Skies with Soot

Fires in Alaska, Siberia, and Greenland have emitted large amounts of black carbon this summer.

Published Jul 31, 2019

Image of the Day Fires Remote Sensing

Wildfire Smoke Swirls Over Russia
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Wildfire Smoke Swirls Over Russia

Winds carried smoke from wildfires burning in Russia, degrading air quality in some populous cities.

Published Jul 22, 2019

Atmosphere Land Fires