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NOAA, partners find 50-year decline in some Los Angeles vehicle-related pollutants

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

NOAA, partners find 50-year decline in some Los Angeles vehicle-related pollutants

Scientists find steady reduction in one type of air pollutant, although region still suffers bad air days

In California’s Los Angeles Basin, levels of some vehicle-related air pollutants have decreased by about 98 percent since the 1960s, even as area residents now burn three times as much gasoline and diesel fuel.

NOAA, partners kick off multi-state study of how thunderstorms affect upper atmosphere

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

NOAA, partners kick off multi-state study of how thunderstorms affect upper atmosphere

Scientists will explore role of storms in forming ozone chemicals that affect weather, climate

Today marks the beginning of a large-scale, comprehensive field project to measure how thunderstorms transport, produce and process chemicals that form ozone, a greenhouse gas that affects Earth's climate, air quality and weather patterns.

Oil and Gas Wells Contribute Fuel for Ozone Pollution

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Oil and Gas Wells Contribute Fuel for Ozone Pollution

NOAA and University of Colorado scientists confirm that oil and gas well emissions add to ozone pollution

Emissions from oil and natural gas operations north of Denver are releasing gases into the air that could add to ozone pollution in the region.

Phillips, Joe

Monday, March 10, 2014

Phillips, Joe

Monitoring Air at the South Pole with NOAA Corps

NOAA Corps Officer Joe Phillips is currently a Station Chief for the Amundsen-Scott Station at the South Pole. The following interview explains his current role and the various exciting assignments he's had along the way. 
Possible new threat to Earth’s ozone layer

Friday, June 30, 2017

Possible new threat to Earth’s ozone layer

The Montreal Protocol has been hailed for controlling chlorine-based chemicals that created a vast hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica. But new research by British and American scientists suggest a chemical not controlled by the international treaty poses a potential risk to the Earth’s protective ozone layer.
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