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DISCOVER-AQ Featured Articles

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DISCOVER-AQ Featured Articles



Not Your Average Video Traffic Report : Earth Matters Blogs - DISCOVER-AQ planes have been flying over roadways, neighborhoods, and woods between the heavily populated areas of Baltimore and Washington to make observations of air quality during “rush hour” and throughout the day.

News Roundup: Arctic Ice, Spacesuit Satellites and More : Earth Matters Blogs - The July 5 flight was part of a summer-long air quality study known as DISCOVER-AQ, or Deriving Information on Surface conditions from Column and Vertically Resolved Observations Relevant to Air Quality.