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071022SoCalSmoke: 071022 Southern California Smoke

Description: Drought and Santa Ana winds created "perfect fire" conditions in S. California

- There is a wealth of information on the event dispersed over the Web
- This wiki is for capturing info resources on the smoke and its air quality impacts
- Users are encouraged to contribute and to use the resources to analyze and learn
Type: N/A | Pollution | Location:Southern California | Dates: October 22, 2007 - November 1, 2007 | Lat: 30, 38 | Lon: -130, -110


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Interested in the California Smoke Event? Please join us in harvesting web resources!
Please use the tag 071022SoCalSmoke in Del.icio.us, Flickr, Blogs, YouTube to identify Web resources
Ideas, comments, questions? Contact rhusar@me.wustl.edu or stefan@wustl.edu

Science-Oriented Websites

Aerosol and Smoke Forecasts

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Aerosol and Smoke, NearRealTime

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Science Web Links

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Near Real time Data Console

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Other Dataset Links

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Web Harvesting for 'California Smoke'

YouTube Videos

List of selected videos from YouTube.

Google Searches

  • Google News Search: California Fire Smoke
  • Google Image Search: California Fire Smoke
  • Google Web Search: California Fire Smoke


Posts that contain California Fire per day for the last 30 days.
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Posts that contain California Smoke Fire per day for the last 30 days.
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  • Google Blog Search: California Fire Smoke

<feed url="http://del.icio.us/rss/tag/071022SoCalSmoke+blog"> [{PERMALINK} {TITLE}] {DATE}, by {AUTHOR} </feed>

Flickr Images

  • Flickr Images: California Smoke, after Oct 21, 2007

The image collection below is a subset of smoke pictures extracted from the above search. They represent the images that are of particular interest to smoke pattern, transport and color.

Username: SoCalSmoke071022 PW: 071022SoCalSmoke

NOAA-NESDIS PM2.5 Emissions

Interoperability Assessment