Wildfire smoke blankets east coast

Rebecca Hornbrook discusses a new era of pollution due to wildfires

Aug 24, 2023

From Quebec to British Columbia to Hawaii, North America is facing an extraordinary wildfire season -- and regions both near and far have found themselves increasingly blighted by smoke exposure. (France 24)

Brett Palm interviewed by BBC World news - June 2023

Brett Palm interviewed by BBC World News

Jul 28, 2023

ACOM Scientist Brett Palm spoke with BBC World News correspondent Victoria Valentine about the influx of smoke from Quebec wildfires into the east coast cities of New York, Philadelphia, and Washington. Measured levels of PM2.5 were high enough to cause health concerns.

Massive smoke plumes from fires over Canada - 20 May 2023

Brett Palm contributes to news coverage of wildfire smoke

Jun 28, 2023

Smoke from wildfires in Canada brought record-breaking air pollution to the United States this spring, creating dangerous air quality from Bismarck, N.D., to Denver and Detroit to New York City and Washington. (The Washington Post)


ACOM CIMS tour 2023.06.15 - group photo Anne Johansen of NSF Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences visits ACOM
NCAR Director Everette Joseph attends presentation of new APROC I-CIMS instrument