Type: PMExEvent | Smoke | Location:Myrtle Beach, SC | Dates: July 6, 2002 - July 18, 2002 | Lat: , | Lon: ,
Chemical Signature: Chemical data for the Myrtle Beach sampling site are not available.
Fire and Transport: The satellite data indicate a fire and intense smoke near to the Myrtle Beach site.
Spatial Pattern: The Myrtle Beach site shows exceptionally high PM2.5 values compared to surrounding locations which is consistent with local smoke impact.
Temporal Pattern: The temporal spike of PM2.5 mass is also consistent with local smoke impact.
Event Summary: The PM2.5 monitoring data, supported by intense smoke plume visible on the satellite AOT(F), provides evidence that on this day Myrtle Beach was impacted by a local smoke event.
Event Analysis Console: 2002-06-16