Urban Aerosol Pollution – Its Fallout and Related Damage
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Locations include Santa Barbara, CA and Portland, OR USA
PHOTOS: DT LANGE
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AIR POLLUTION SB
BLACK GUM SOOT ON SIDEWALKS SB
PAINTED SURFACES EXPOSED TO AEROSOL FALLOUT SB
RUNOFF DISSOLVE RESULTS SB
RUNOFF DISSOLVE RESULTS PDX
CHEMICAL ETCHING SB
BLACK CARBON SOOT DEPOSITS SB
AVOCADO DAMAGE DEAD-FALL SB
2012: Dead-fall of environmentally stressed avocado leaves, Santa Barbara, CA.
2012: Avocado tree with extremely stressed leaves and fruit, Santa Barbara, CA. Severe phtotoxic aerosol pollution is the likely cause.
PALMS TREES IN SANTA BARBARA, CA USA
SIGNS OF NITROGEN NUTRIENT POLLUTION SB
TREES LEAVES DAMAGE DEADFALL SB
Ficus deadfall carpets a Santa Barbra, CA parking lot, 2012,
Ficus deadfall Santa Barbara, CA, 2012.
One week’s worth of deadfall of Ash? and citrus leaves on W. Valerio St., Santa Barbara, CA, 2012.
Arlington Theater Santa Barbara 2012 State St.
Fallen maple type leaves and black soot dust on sidewalk, Santa Barbara, CA, 2011.
Baked and brittle fallen maple type leaves May, 2012. From the same trees as indicated above in fall 2011. Santa Barbara, CA.
White Sapote fruit dead fall with dry, brittle, baked skin, W. Valerio St. Santa Barbara, CA 2012.
White Sapote tree with bare crown, W. Valerio St. Santa Barbara, CA 2012.
BLACKENED FOLIAGE TREE TRUNKS SB
TRAFFIC DUST – DEPOSITS & STAINS SB
AEROSOL NITROGEN NUTRIENT GROWTH PORTLAND
Dehydrated algal growth from painted metal fence – aprox. 1 heaping tablespoon, Portland, OR. 2015.
Algal growth scraped from painted metal fence, Portland, OR. 2015.
POST RAIN GLARE & REFLECTED HEAT FROM SIGN PNW PDX 0415
050115 PNW PDX
050115 PNW PDX
052815 – The atmosphere at sunset with northern latitude wildfire smoke and airliner contrails, looking W N/W from PDX.
052915 – The atmosphere with airliner contrails in a pasty white mid morning sky, looking E from PDX.
060615 PNW Smoky atmosphere from wildfires in the high northern latitudes.
060615 PNW Warm colored airline contrails made static from a weakened polar jet stream in a smoky atmosphere caused by wildfires in the high northern latitudes.
PDX near sunset, looking W N/W at the various layers of the northern atmosphere. Notice the wispy white plumes are likely smoke from fires burning on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula, 061915. Note too, the lazy air currents aloft. DT LANGE CC 4.0
ATMOSPHERIC DUST MOISTURE
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SIBERIA BURNING SMOKY SUNSETS PNW