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Thu, 07 Oct 2021 13:00 EDT

The U.S. Forest Service now has a powerful way to view near-real time fire detection from NASA satellite data that they can include in their hourly air quality forecasts.

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Thu, 23 Sep 2021 14:53 EDT

New NASA research shows that by releasing heat and moisture through a large hole in sea ice known as a polynya, the exposed ocean fuels the formation of more clouds that trap heat in the atmosphere and hinder the refreezing of new sea ice.

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Tue, 24 Aug 2021 13:05 EDT

Smoke from several large wildfires burning in Northern California can be seen traveling miles into the atmosphere.

MOPITT Used to Assess COVID-19 Impact on Asian Emissions

MOPITT U.S. Principal Investigator, Helen Worden, along with MOPITT scientists, Sara Martínez-Alonso, Mijeong Park, and Laura Pan, published an article about how the National Center for Atmospheric Research’s (NCAR) Atmospheric Chemistry Observations and Modeling (ACOM) group is using MOPITT data to see the impact of COVID-19 on air quality in China. Read their full article from NCAR’s ACOM.

ACOM article link: https://www2.acom.ucar.edu/news/covid-19-impact-asian-emissions-insight-space-observations

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