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Smoke from the treacherous western wildfires has wafted across country and out to sea. […]
Mon, Aug 31, 2015
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Sun, Aug 30, 2015
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Fri, Aug 28, 2015

Dust Dominates Foreign Aerosol Imports to North America

Dust Moving West of Sea of Japan

NASA and university scientists have made the first measurement-based estimate of the amount and composition of tiny airborne particles that arrive in the air over North America each year. With a 3-D view of the atmosphere now possible from satellites, the scientists calculated that dust, not pollution, is the main ingredient of these imports.Read more.

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