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Indoor wood-burning can affect air quality

(HealthDay)—Although many people enjoy gathering around a fire during cold winter months, fires that aren't built properly can affect air quality and people's health, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ...

dateJan 02, 2015 in Environment
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NASA image: Fires in the Egypt River Delta

This NASA satellite image is of the Egyptian River Delta. Actively burning areas, detected by MODIS's thermal bands, are outlined in red. Each hot spot, which appears as a red mark, is an area where the thermal detectors ...

dateOct 20, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Winemaking taint smoked out

Winemaking methods influence the degree of smoke taint in wines made from smoke-exposed grapes, new research suggests.

dateSep 30, 2014 in Other
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Agricultural fires blaze in Borneo

The skies over Indonesian Borneo were filled with the smoke from hundreds of fires set deliberately to clear farmland. A shroud of thick, gray smoke hung over the area when the Aqua satellite captured this image on September ...

dateSep 26, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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