Mapping Our World and DISCOVER-AQ

Understanding the ground level conditions influencing air quality is the primary goal of NASA’s DISCOVER-AQ mission, a four-year campaign that makes targeted airborne and ground-based observations to improve the use of satellites to diagnose near-surface air quality. This information is important because satellites have difficulty in distinguishing between pollution aloft and at the surface where humans and ecosystems are exposed to poor air quality.

Read the full article: 

http://nasaesw.strategies.org/2013/11/mapping-discover-aq-california-campaign-flights/

Original article from Global Climate Change; Mapping Our World:

http://nasaesw.strategies.org/2013/11/mapping-discover-aq-california-campaign-flights/

Posted November 6, 2013

 

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