Google Earth Hacks | File Downloads | Categories | Most Popular | Newest | Top Rated | By State | By Country
Google Earth Hacks Login | Register    
Logging in will reduce the number of ads that you see    
(advanced search)

Subscribe in a reader Get updates by e-mail Follow GEH on Twitter Follow Mickey on Twitter

Dig Deeper

Smoke from Fires in Greece, 26 - 27 August 2007

Info Map Comments (0) Related Files
Delicious StumbleUpon StumbleUpon TwitThis TwitThis

Smoke from Fires in Greece, 26 - 27 August 2007

State (US):
Uploaded By:
Date Posted:August 30th, 2007
Popularity Rating:2.33333

Description: Besides laying waste to huge areas of forest, fires burning in Greece in August 2007 released pollutants that traveled across the Mediterranean Sea and into Africa. This image shows aerosols—tiny solid or liquid particles suspended in air—observed by the Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) on NASA’s Aura satellite.

On August 26, 2007, aerosols from the fires took a fairly direct route to the western part of the Libyan coast. The highest concentrations of aerosols collected there, over Algeria, and just southwest of the Greek coast. Lighter concentrations collected over Egypt and eastern Libya.

On August 27, 2007, aerosols still crossed the Mediterranean Sea, but took a more circular route. They moved in a clockwise direction, highly concentrated along the eastern portion of the Libyan coast, and also thick along the border between Libya and Algeria. As on the previous day, lighter concentrations collected over Egypt and eastern Libya.

Comments: You need to register or log-in to be able to leave comments about this file.

This file has not yet been rated.Sorry, but you must be logged in to rate this file so we can tell which files you've already voted on, which will help prevent cheating.
Click here to log-in, or you can click here to register.
(Registration is free)

Download this file at the following address:


Google Earth Hacks is not affiliated with Google in any way

"Google" and "Google Earth" are trademarks of Google Inc.

Google Earth Hacks © 2005 - 2019 MickMel, Inc - Privacy Statement

GEH in the News - GEH en Espaᯬ - GEH auf Deutsch - GEH en Fran硩s