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Haze Over Northwestern Italy

44.8N 9.1E

April 17th, 2013 Category: Clouds, Sediments

Italy – April 17th, 2013

A haze hangs over the northwestern part of Italy, over the Po Valley and along the coast to the French border, also spilling over the Mediterranean Sea towards the island of Corsica. Visible on the other side of the Italian peninsula, in the Adriatic Sea, are green sediments and algae spilling forth from the mouth of the Po River.

Smoke from Croatian Fires Spreads Towards Carpathian Mountains and Southern Italy

40.3N 18.6E

September 14th, 2012 Category: Fires

Croatia, Greece and Romania – August 31st, 2012

Smoke from fires in Croatia spreads northward and eastward over neighboring countries, reaching the curved ridge of the Carpathian Mountains (upper right quadrant). A plume of smoke also stretches over the Adriatic, blowing between the Albanian coast and the southern tip of Apulia, Italy.

Cloud of Smoke from Croatian Fires Over Adriatic Sea – September 9th, 2012

41.6N 19.3E

September 9th, 2012 Category: Fires, Image of the day

Croatia – August 29th, 2012

Plumes of smoke from fires in Croatia coalesce into a hazy veil over the Dalmation Coast and the Adriatic Sea. The fires have burnt a large area of forest and scrubland along the shoreline; Croatian firefighters are still working to get the blazes under control.

Smoke from Fires in Croatia Blows Over Adriatic – September 3rd, 2012

45.1N 15.5E

September 3rd, 2012 Category: Fires, Image of the day

Croatia – August 29th, 2012

Hundreds of firefighters are fighting fires in Croatia and Bosnia. Numerous blazes in the forests of the southern regions of the two neighboring countries have already sent over 1,500 hectares of land up in smoke, including pine forests, grazing areas, olive groves and vineyards. Here, smoke from the fires blows westward over the Adriatic Sea.

Haze Over Po Valley and Sediments Along Adriatic Coast, Italy – April 27th, 2012

44.3N 11.2E

April 27th, 2012 Category: Image of the day, Mountains, Sediments

Italy - April 14th, 2012

Haze can be observed in the western part of the Po Valley, south of the Alps, in Italy. It extends southward over the Gulf of Genoa, towards the islands of Corsica (above, belonging to France) and Sardinia (below, belonging to Italy). Following the Po Valley to the east, sediments can be seen entering the Adriatic Sea near Venice. Sediments line most of the eastern coast of Italy, giving it a greenish blue frame, while the western coast is mostly sediment free.

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