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


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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