Earth  ID: 13262

NASA and NOAA Take to the Air to Chase Smoke

NASA, NOAA and university partners are taking to the skies, and the ground, to chase smoke from fires burning across the United States. The Fire Influence on Regional to Global Environments and Air Quality (FIREX-AQ) is starting in Boise, Idaho, with a long-term of goal of improving our understanding of how smoke from fires affects air quality across North America.
 

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Kathryn Mersmann (USRA): Lead Producer
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Alex Kekesi (GST): Lead Visualizer
LK Ward (USRA): Producer
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Keywords:
DLESE >> Atmospheric science
DLESE >> Biology
SVS >> DC-8
SVS >> ER-2
DLESE >> Ecology
DLESE >> Environmental science
SVS >> HDTV
DLESE >> Human geography
DLESE >> Natural hazards
SVS >> Smoke
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Air Quality
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Biosphere >> Ecological Dynamics >> Fire Characteristics
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Human Dimensions >> Natural Hazards >> Fires
NASA Science >> Earth

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 8.0.0.0.0