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Sources of Aerosols

Aerosols can occur in nature, but they can also originate from human activity. These animations provide an introduction to four of the varied sources of atmospheric aerosols: cities, forest fires, the ocean, and deserts.

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Megan Willy (IRC/UMBC): Lead Animator
Maria Frostic (UMBC): Producer
Michael Mishchenko (NASA/GSFC GISS): Scientist
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Audio by Michael Willy.

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DLESE >> Agricultural science
DLESE >> Biology
SVS >> Climate
SVS >> Dust
DLESE >> Forestry
SVS >> Global Warming
DLESE >> Human geography
DLESE >> Natural hazards
SVS >> Pollution
SVS >> Soot
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Oceans
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Aerosols
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Agriculture >> Forest Science >> Forest Fire Science
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Biosphere >> Terrestrial Ecosystems >> Deserts
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Human Dimensions >> Natural Hazards >> Fires
SVS >> Climate Change
SVS >> Glory
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