Disclaimer: This material is being kept online for historical purposes. Though accurate at the time of publication, it is no longer being updated. The page may contain broken links or outdated information, and parts may not function in current web browsers. Visit espo.nasa.gov for information about our current projects.

 

Monitoring Air Quality From Space: The Case for the Geostationary Platform

ahoz, W. A. L., V.-H. Peuch, J. Orphal, J.-L. Attié, K. Chance, X. Liu, D. Edwards, H. Elbern, J.-M. Flaud, M. Claeyman, and L. E. Amraoui (2012), Monitoring Air Quality From Space: The Case for the Geostationary Platform, Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 221-233.
Abstract: 

A geostationary multispectral sensor provides the high spatiotemporal resolution continental-scale observations of lower-tropospheric pollutants needed to monitor, forecast, and manage air quality on a daily basis.