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Fires

Smoke Blankets Thailand and Burma (Myanmar)
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Smoke Blankets Thailand and Burma (Myanmar)

Seasonal agricultural fires and wildfires are polluting the region’s air.

Published Mar 19, 2020

Land Fires

Fire in the Pantanal
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Fire in the Pantanal

Even during the wet season, fires can burn in the large wetland region in southwestern Brazil.

Published Mar 10, 2020

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Reflecting on a Tumultuous Amazon Fire Season
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Reflecting on a Tumultuous Amazon Fire Season

The reality of science, statistics, and satellites is that a deep understanding of the causes, effects, and severity of a fire season takes time.

Published Mar 3, 2020

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Cyclones over Australia
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Cyclones over Australia

Late summer cyclones Ferdinand and Esther passed over and near northern Australia.

Published Feb 25, 2020

Atmosphere Water Drought Fires

Australian Smoke Plume Sets Records
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Australian Smoke Plume Sets Records

Potent wildfires sent one of the largest plumes of smoke higher into the stratosphere than certain satellites have ever observed.

Published Jan 31, 2020

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