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Global map of national burdens of PM2.5-related premature mortality. Credit: Anenberg, Achakulwisut, Brauer et al., 2019

 

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Global distribution of atmospheric particles

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Atmospheric particles, called aerosols, come from both natural and human sources and include things like sea salt (blue), dust (red), soot (green), and sulfates from industrial emissions (white).

 

Additional visualization:

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