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Wildfires smoke over Atlantic Ocean tracked by Suomi-NPP satellite

Wildfire smoke is injected high into the atmosphere

Satellite observations suggest fires in Quebec sent smoke billowing across the Atlantic; but pinpointing the source can pose a scientific challenge, as NASA points out in a recent web article.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 11/07/2013 - 08:45
latitude: 
52.9399
longitude: 
-73.5491

Canada: International Charter activated for oil spill

Oil spill and oil fire followed a train derailing in Lac-Mégantic

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 8 July 2013 to provide satellite imagery for the train derailment and consecutive oil spill and oil fire in Lac-Mégantic

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 09/07/2013 - 11:42
latitude: 
45.5801
longitude: 
-70.8881