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Satellite Images Show Levels of Air Pollution Around the World

Satellite Images Show Levels of Air Pollution Around the World
From TIME - December 1, 2017

(BERLIN)Images taken by a new European satellite show the levels and distribution of air pollutants around the world, including ash spewing from a volcano in Indonesia.

The European Space Agency released images Friday made by its Sentinel-5P satellite that show high concentrations of nitrogen dioxide in parts of Europe on Nov. 22.

Nitrogen dioxide is mainly caused by vehicle emissions and in industrial processes.

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