Environmental effects from burning oil wells in Kuwait

@article{Browning1991EnvironmentalEF,
  title={Environmental effects from burning oil wells in Kuwait},
  author={Keith Anthony Browning and R. J. Allam and Susan P. Ballard and R. T. H. Barnes and Darren. Bennetts and R. H. Maryon and P. J. Mason and Daniel S. McKenna and J. F. B. Mitchell and Catherine A. Senior and Anthony Slingo and F. B. Smith},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1991},
  volume={351},
  pages={363-367}
}
Model calculations, constrained by satellite observations, indicate that most of the smoke from the oil fires in Kuwait will remain in the lowest few kilometres of the troposphere. Beneath the plume there is a severe reduction in daylight, and a day-time temperature drop of ~10 °C within ~200 km of the source. Episodic events of acid rain and photochemical smog will occur within ~1,000-2,000km of Kuwait. But changes in the Asian summer monsoon are unlikely to exceed the natural interannual… 
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