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Image: California fires

The Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite captured this image of smoke from wildfires in the US state of California on 9 October 2017.

dateOct 12, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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Too little is known about wildfire smoke

How do fire-suppression chemicals and pesticides affect wildfire smoke and the health of those who breathe it? UC Davis graduate students discovered that this question cannot be answered based on current scientific evidence ...

dateOct 04, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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Image: Vesuvius on fire

With Italy suffering high temperatures and drought, wildfires have broken out including blazes that are ravaging the slopes of Mount Vesuvius near Naples. Using images taken by the Copernicus Sentinel-2B satellite on 12 July ...

dateJul 14, 2017 in Space Exploration
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