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Heat

How the Smoke Rises
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How the Smoke Rises

A satellite sensor is helping scientists understand where smoke is headed and what it means for those breathing it.

Published Mar 12, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Land Human Presence

An Unusually Warm February in the United Kingdom
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An Unusually Warm February in the United Kingdom

England, Scotland, and Wales all recorded their warmest winter day ever in February 2019.

Published Mar 4, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Land Human Presence

Dusty, Smoky Skies in Australia
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Dusty, Smoky Skies in Australia

The dust reddened the skies over Sydney and turned air quality hazardous over parts of New South Wales.

Published Feb 13, 2019

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

Fires Burn in Parched New Zealand
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Fires Burn in Parched New Zealand

Wildfires near the city of Nelson burned amid a hot, dry summer.

Published Feb 11, 2019

Heat Land Floods Human Presence Remote Sensing

Wild Winter Temperature Swings
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Wild Winter Temperature Swings

The bitter cold that gripped the eastern half of the United States has been replaced by record-warmth.

Published Feb 6, 2019

Atmosphere Heat Land Severe Storms Human Presence