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South Africa Average NO2 Trends, 2014

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Image Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

South Africa Average NO2 Trends, 2014

NO2 levels in South Africa, averaged over 2014.  The hotspot is just to the east of the Johannesburg-Pretoria megacity.  It is an area of intense thermal (i.e., coal) power generation, mining, metallurgy, etc. South Africa has most of Africa's coal reserves and most of the world's platinum reserves.

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