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The next Aura Science Team meeting will take place 22-24 January 2019 in Pasadena, CA, USA.

Get additional information regarding the meeting, as well as an on-line registration and abstract submission form.


NASA Study: First Direct Proof of Ozone Hole Recovery Due to Chemicals Ban

01.04.2018 - For the first time, scientists have shown through direct satellite observations of the ozone hole that levels of ozone-destroying chlorine are declining, resulting in less ozone depletion.


Air quality, observations from space

Air Quality

Aura is a large contributer to this NASA web site which show how satellite data of air pollution may be used for health, air quality, and agricultural/food security applications.

Go to the Air Quality web site


Recent Aura Highlights

Ozone Monitoring Instrument: 14 years in space  Ozone Monitoring Instrument: 14 years in space
Simulations Demonstrate How Convection & Chemistry Impact Mid-Tropospheric Ozone  Simulations Demonstrate How Convection & Chemistry Impact Mid-Tropospheric Ozone
 Estimating Polar Middle Atmosphere Descent Rates from changes in Carbon Monoxide Estimating Polar Middle Atmosphere Descent Rates from changes in Carbon Monoxide
Evaluating model Nitrogen Dioxide measurements over China  Evaluating model Nitrogen Dioxide measurements over China
 Which processes drive observed variations of Formaldehyde columns over India? Which processes drive observed variations of Formaldehyde columns over India?
 Using A-Train Polar Stratospheric Cloud Information to Validate Polar Stratospheric Reanalysis Temperatures Using A-Train Polar Stratospheric Cloud Information to Validate Polar Stratospheric Reanalysis Temperatures
  Detecting Impacts on Global Ozone Detecting Impacts on Global Ozone

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