Amazon / Brazil Aug

NASA's AIRS instrument maps carbon monoxide (CO) from fires burning in Brazil's Amazon region. This time series ⬇️ shows CO high in the atmosphere over Brazil from Aug. 8-22, 2019. Each "day" in the series is made by averaging three day's-worth of data:

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