Ozone and the Appalachian Trail

In large quantities, tropospheric ozone can negatively impact humans and vegetation, but ground-level stations only sample a portion of the atmosphere. This project assessed how NASA satellite data in conjunction with ground stations can enhance education efforts of the National Park Service.

Strategic Shade: Using NASA Earth Observations to Identify the Hottest Bus Stops in Phoenix

The NASA DEVELOP Phoenix Health & Air Quality project applies NASA Earth observations to help researchers and practitioners strategically deploy shade in Phoenix.

From Turf to Surf

The United States Virgin Islands (USVI) are home to an array of diverse and stunning habitats.

Houston, We Have Pollution!

Wildfires in Texas have the potential to impact not only the areas of origin but also the entire state. Smoke plumes from wildfires travel across the state with trajectories that are greatly influenced by meteorological conditions.

Just Deserts: Using Case Studies of Saharan Dust to Improve the Usability of VOCAL

The Cloud-Aerosol LiDAR and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observation (CALIPSO) satellite’s CALIOP sensor generates vertical LiDAR profiles of the atmosphere at a global scale.

Got Methane?

Methane (CH4) is a potent greenhouse gas (GHG) with a lifetime of less than 10 years and a global warming potential that is 25 times greater than carbon dioxide (CO2) over a 100-year time period.

When Bay is Acting Salty: Monitoring Water Quality in the Mobile Bay and Mississippi Sound

The Mobile Bay and Mississippi Sound are the main coastal estuaries along the Alabama and Mississippi Gulf Coast.

The Mississippi Sound Oyster: A Small Animal with a Big Problem

Oysters are vital to the environmental health of the Mississippi Sound and a critical part of Mississippi’s economy.

The Sky to Behold: Clearing up the Shenandoah Skyline

Gases such as ozone (O3), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), and sulfur dioxide (SO2) have impeded visibility and impacted air health in Shenandoah National Park, one of the primary attractions of Virginia.

Taking the Heat Off – Guiding Urban Heat Mitigation in the New Mexican Desert

Extreme heat during the summer months is a major public health issue in many cities worldwide.

Water Science in Your Back Pocket

A new app turns your smartphone into a mobile sensing instrument.

Call for Papers: Coral Reefs

IEEE Earthzine, an online scientific publication, is soliciting articles of 800 to 3,000 words for its second 2017 quarterly theme, Coral Reefs.