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July 30, 2014

Lidar observes lower mid-tropospheric O3 and numerous (smoke) aerosol layers between 2 and 3.5 km (above the PBL top). Satellite observations suggest that these smoke layers orginate from Canada and transport toward south with a cyclone.

299-nm range-corrected backscatter of Channel-2

Animation of GOES AOD (source: IDEA,