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Haze over Korea
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Haze over Korea

May 2, 2013
Haze lingered over the Korean Peninsula on October 10, 2006, when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image. In this picture, the haze appears slightly less intense than the previous day’s pollution. As with the pollution on October 9, however, it may have resulted partly from Sumatra’s and Borneo’s fires. You can also download a 250 m resolution KMZ file for use with Google Earth. Credit: NASA image created by Jesse Allen, Earth Observatory, using data provided courtesy of the MODIS Rapid Response team.