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Suez canal blockage caused sulphur pollution spike

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“When the ships are moving, when they’re actually cruising, they are emitting more sulphur dioxide than when they’re just hotelling. But it’s the fact that we have so many ships collected together, all parked, that we get to see this signal in the Sentinel-5P satellite data,” explained Dr Maryam Pourshamsi, an Earth Observation specialist with Airbus Defence and Space.

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