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Wildfire, Soil Emissions Increasing Air Pollution in Remote Forests

wildfire. and smoke rises over hill and trees in forest at night

Satellite data from across California’s landscapes reveal an increase in nitrogen dioxide levels in remote forest areas, and wildfire and soil emissions are likely the reasons why, according to a paper from University of California, Davis, published today in the journal Environmental Research Letters. Nitrogen dioxide is short-lived in the atmosphere but plays a central role in the formation of …

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