Gallery: NASA Launches Air Pollution Study Over California Bay Area as ...


NASA is currently running a five-year study known as DISCOVER-AQ — which stands for Deriving Information on Surface conditions from Column and Vertically Resolved Observations Relevant to Air Quality — as part of the research of the project that aims to help scientists better understand how to measure and forecast air quality globally from space. So far, two NASA aircrafts equipped with scientific instruments have been dispatched to fly over the California Bay Area to measure air pollution.

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