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Our Changing Atmosphere brochure
"Our Changing Atmosphere"

Brochure highlighting some of the discoveries from About Aura!

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Identifying large biomass burning contribution to urban pollution

The suite of TES observations allows quantification of the impact of seasonal biomass burning pollution on the already poor air quality of the world's megacities.

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How NASA uses Earth Systems Science to analyse climate change

Anne Douglass, the acting project scientist on the AURA project talks about how Earth Systems Science played a role in our understanding and interpreting data sent back from Earth-orbiting satellites.

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Quantifying urban pollution production, transformation & export

TES measurements of key chemical species allow us to examine not only air quality within the megacity, but also the regional and larger-scale implications of Mexico City pollution as it is transported out of the urban area.

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