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During the morning of March 20, 2015, a total solar eclipse was visible from parts of Europe, and a partial […]
Fri, Mar 20, 2015
NASA's Terra satellite captured this image of the snow on the ground in the northeastern U.S. and Canada on March […]
Fri, Mar 06, 2015
Terra revealed that Tropical Cyclone Glenda was being stretched out by wind shear on Feb. 27. […]
Fri, Feb 27, 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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