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Atmospheric Science

Extreme fire weather

Researchers model the regional impacts of specific anthropogenic activities and their influence on extreme fire weather risk When the Thomas Fire raged through Ventura and Santa Barbara counties in December 2017, Danielle Touma, at the…

How aerosols are formed

Credit: ETH Zurich / Ruth Signorell Aerosols are suspensions of fine solid particles or liquid droplets in a gas. Clouds, for example, are aerosols because they consist of water droplets dispersed in the air. Such droplets are…