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Emission plumes from Power Stations and other industrial sources visible over England

Emission plumes from Power Stations and other industrial sources visible over England Image ID 827
Acquisition date 20-Dec-2006
Over head time 11:14:00
Satellite Sensor modis
Sensor Channel(s) 1,4,3

A striking image showing fog and low cloud over areas of the British Isles with emission plumes from coal-fired Power Stations and other industrial sources. The significant plumes in the image have been numbered and are as follows; 1. The British Sugar Factory, York 2. Ferrybridge Power Station, Yorkshire 3. Eggborough Power Station, Yorkshire 4. Drax Power Station, Yorkshire 5. Scunthorpe Steel Works, Corus UK Ltd 6. West Burton Power Station, Nottinghamshire 7. Cottam Power Station, Nottinghamshire 8. Ratcliffe Power Station, Nottinghamshire 9. Didcot Power Station, Oxfordshire There are also examples of lee waves and coastal sediment evident.

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