Wildfire Haze - What’s in the smoke?

Wildfire Haze - What’s in the smoke?

1 Expert Answer

Alexei Khalizov

Associate Professor, Chemistry and Environmental Science,  New Jersey Institute of Technology

Small particles and some gas chemicals. These particles and chemicals were released by wildfires and they were picked up by the air mass and carried all the way to New Jersey from Canada. Those particles are extremely small: you can stack maybe a hundred of such particles across single human hair thickness.

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