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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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Image: Wildfires running amok in California

Fires broke out quickly this past weekend in northern California.  Sixty mile an hour winds did nothing to help either quell or stop the runaway fires from jumping fire lines and decimating whole neighborhoods.  Dry, ...

dateOct 11, 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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