Photos of Urban and Atmospheric Aerosol Pollution Its Fallout and Related Damage

by dtlange

Urban Aerosol Pollution – Its Fallout and Related Damage

Photo samples updated often for distribution and posting:

Locations include Santa Barbara, CA and Portland, OR USA

PHOTOS: DT LANGE
CC 4.0 BY-NC

 

AIR POLLUTION SB

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BLACK GUM SOOT ON SIDEWALKS SB

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PAINTED SURFACES EXPOSED TO AEROSOL FALLOUT SB

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RUNOFF  DISSOLVE RESULTS SB

 

 

RUNOFF  DISSOLVE RESULTS PDX

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CHEMICAL ETCHING SB

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BLACK CARBON SOOT DEPOSITS SB

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AVOCADO DAMAGE DEAD-FALL SB

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2012: Dead-fall of environmentally stressed avocado leaves, Santa Barbara, CA.

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2012: Avocado tree with extremely stressed leaves and fruit, Santa Barbara, CA. Severe phtotoxic aerosol pollution is the likely cause.

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PALMS TREES IN SANTA BARBARA, CA USA

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SIGNS OF NITROGEN NUTRIENT POLLUTION SB

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TREES LEAVES  DAMAGE DEADFALL SB

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Ficus deadfall carpets a Santa Barbra, CA parking lot, 2012,

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Ficus deadfall Santa Barbara, CA, 2012.

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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.

Arlington Theater Santa Barbara 2012 State St.

Black dust fallen leafs

Fallen maple type leaves and black soot dust on sidewalk, Santa Barbara, CA, 2011.

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Baked and brittle fallen maple type leaves May, 2012. From the same trees as indicated above in fall 2011. Santa Barbara, CA.

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White Sapote fruit dead fall with dry, brittle, baked skin, W. Valerio St. Santa Barbara, CA 2012.

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White Sapote tree with bare crown, W. Valerio St. Santa Barbara, CA 2012.

 

 

 

 

 

 

BLACKENED FOLIAGE TREE TRUNKS SB

 

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ASPHALT

 

PARKING LOTS

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TRAFFIC DUST – DEPOSITS & STAINS SB

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AEROSOL NITROGEN NUTRIENT GROWTH PORTLAND

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Dehydrated algal growth from painted metal fence – aprox. 1 heaping tablespoon, Portland, OR. 2015.

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Algal growth scraped from painted metal fence, Portland, OR. 2015.

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ATMOSPHERE PNW

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POST RAIN GLARE & REFLECTED HEAT FROM SIGN PNW PDX 0415

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050115 PNW PDX

 

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050115 PNW PDX

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05032015 PDX

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05032015 PDX

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052815 – The atmosphere at sunset with northern latitude wildfire smoke and airliner contrails, looking W N/W from PDX.

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052915 – The atmosphere with airliner contrails in a pasty white mid morning sky, looking E from PDX.

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060615 PNW Smoky atmosphere from wildfires in the high northern latitudes.

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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.

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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

 

RUNOFFS PDX

 

 

ATMOSPHERIC DUST MOISTURE

 

MY ART

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MY PASSIONS MY WORK

 

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OTHER SOURCES FOR ILLUSTRATION

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SIBERIA BURNING SMOKY SUNSETS PNW

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SCENICS

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