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Michigan Technological University

Soot and Tar Balls

Caption: This field emission scanning electron microscopy image of tar balls with an aggregation of soot illustrates the variability of particles in biomass fires. Michigan Tech scientists say incorporating their various properties in models will improve climate change predictions.

Credit: Swarup China

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