EUMETSAT SATELLITE APPLICATION FACILITY
ON ATMOSPHERIC COMPOSITION MONITORING
TOP STORY: Smoke from North America seen by GOME-2
Animation of the northern hemisphere in late August 2018. Smoke from Northern America is spreading and transported over northern Atlantic to Europe - emissions don’t see the borders. Data is measured with GOME-2A/B instruments, absorbing aerosol index (AAI) is dimensionless indicator of aerosols in the atmosphere.