Abundant aerosols over Mid-Atlantic United States - related image preview

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Abundant aerosols over Mid-Atlantic United States

The extensive haze in this true-color MODIS image is probably a mixture of smoke from fires burning in Virginia and North Carolina (marked with red dots) and air pollution in the Mid-Atlantic United States.


Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

Published August 11, 2001
Data acquired August 9, 2001

Source:
Terra > MODIS
Topics:
Atmosphere > Air Quality > Smog
Human Dimensions > Environmental Impacts > Biomass Burning