Category Archives: Fires

Particulate matter, dust storm and possibly a wildfire

There were many things occurring on Wednesday 10 April 2013. PM10 was over the health limit in Reykjavik, small dust storm in the south, and possibly also a wildfire. Let’s take a closer look PM10 was over the limit in … Continue reading

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Wildfire in Borgarfirði; 20120421

Farmers used the still weather to burn dead grass and such in Borgarfjord. This is a behavior which the fire chief in Borgarbyggð is not happy about (see interview). Satellite image from 14:10, Saturday 21 April 2012. (MODIS image from … Continue reading

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Improving ash and eruption detection with satellites

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Wildfires – introduction to Google Earth and Evacuation plan for Skorradalur (in Icelandic)

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Wildfire in Arizona

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