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Exploring the Impact of the 2020 West Coast Wildfires

On September 9, 2020, the fire known as 'The August Complex' became the largest wildfire in California’s history. The fire started as a series of separate fires ignited by lightning strikes. Fueled by periods of drought, record-breaking high temperatures, and drier-than-usual air, the individual fires combined into a single blaze …

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Observing Sea-to-Air Aerosol Gas Fluxes Under Extreme Weather Conditions

NAAMES was the first NASA Earth Venture – Suborbital mission focused on studying the coupled ocean ecosystem and atmosphere. NAAMES utilized a combination of ship-based, airborne, autonomous sensor, and remote sensing measurements that directly linked ocean ecosystem processes, emissions of ocean-generated aerosols and precursor gases, and subsequent atmospheric evolution …

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