NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Pacific Services Center
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This visualization is an animation showing the distribution of black carbon and sulfate aerosols in the Earth's atmosphere from 01/31/2007 to 02/04/2007 and clearly shows larger amounts of aerosols and black carbon in the atmosphere above heavily populated areas.
Subject: Environmental Science:Energy:Fossil Fuels, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Energy, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric structure and composition Grade Level: High School (9-12), Middle (6-8) Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Weather, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science