16 Jun '11, 4pm

Smoke over the Atlantic Ocean [image] #NASA

Smoke over the Atlantic Ocean [image] #NASA

Smoke from fires in Georgia and Florida streamed eastward over the Atlantic Ocean on June 15, 2011. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this natural-color image the same day. Red outlines indicate actively burning fires. The Honey Prairie Complex Fire produces most of the smoke, but significant smoke also arises from the Espanola Fire. Distinguishable from clouds by its darker color and less distinct margins, the smoke extends hundreds of kilometers east of the coast. As of June 16, 2011, the Honey Prairie Complex had already burned 196,369 acres (79,468 hectares). Although it was 49 percent contained, it had the potential to keep growing. The Espanola Fire had consumed 4,306 acres (1,743 hectares) and was about 40 percent contained. Smoke from Honey Prairie Complex Fire, along with smoke from the Wallow Fire in Arizo...

Full article: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?...

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Atlantic Wind & Solar Receives More Ontario FIT...

renewableenergyworld.com 16 Jun '11, 5pm

In addtion to the aforementioned 5 awarded contracts and their remaining 15 FIT contracts offered, the Company expects to ...

Eruption at Nabro Volcano [image] #NASA

Eruption at Nabro Volcano [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 16 Jun '11, 5pm

This high-resolution, natural-color satellite image shows details of the roiling plume of Eritrea’s Nabro Volcano. The thi...

Wallow Fire Sends Smoke across Midwest [image] #NASA // still visible even today.

Wallow Fire Sends Smoke across Midwest [image] ...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 08 Jun '11, 4pm

High winds and low humidity fueled extreme fire behavior as the Wallow Fire continued to consume acres of forested land in...

Puyehue-Cordón Caulle [image] #NASA

Puyehue-Cordón Caulle [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 28 Jun '11, 10pm

The eruption at Chile’s Puyehue-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex continued in late June 2011, with lava and ash still pourin...