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2015 : The Science Collection

Pollution from Fires
Pollution from Intense Fires in Southern Western Australia
Bushfires located in southern Western Australia triggered smoke alerts and generated aerosols that were detected by NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite.
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Night and day of blizzard
Nighttime and Daytime Views of the Blizzard of 2015
NASA and NOAA have provided night-time and daytime views of the Blizzard of 2015 from the Suomi NPP and the GOES-East satellites.
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East coast cold morning
Bitterly Cold Morning From the Great Lakes to the Mid-Atlantic
This image from the Suomi NPP satellite's Day/Night Band shows the eastern part of the U.S. clearly for the most part, highlighting the snow on the ground from the latest storms
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Smoke of Chile
Smoke over Chile, Dust off of Africa
While scanning yesterday's global aerosol index image, I noticed a fairly intense signal off the coast of Chile. It turns out that, over the weekend, a number of fires in that country (101 to be exact) burned over 35000 acres (just over 14000 hectares) and destroyed 15 homes. The aerosol index is picking up a large smoke plume moving out into the Pacific from one of the largest fires just north of the City of Cauquenes:
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The Suomi-NPP Marble Collection These various global views and animations of the Earth are composites assembled from data acquired by the Suomi-NPP satellite. + view collection

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