NASA, NOAA and university partners are taking to the skies, and the ground, to chase smoke from fires burning across the United States. The Fire Influence on Regional to Global Environments and Air Quality (FIREX-AQ) is starting in Boise, Idaho, with a long-term of goal of improving our understanding of how smoke from fires affects air quality across North America.

Music credit: Music: “Broad Horizons” by Chris White [PRS] from Killer Tracks

Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Scientific Visualization Studio