…but falls on Japan

Hadfield, Peter
July 1991
New Scientist;7/6/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1776, p16
Reports that soot from Kuwait's burning oilfields is settling in Japan, according to researchers from the Meteorological Research Institute. Research team's simulation of the movement of pollutants and drawing of maps where soot is most likely to settle; Recovery of soot particles at the institute's facilities in Tsukuba in Tokyo; Arbitrary value of the concentration of pollutants over Kuwait; Main pollutants reaching Japan from Kuwait's burning oilfields.


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