DISCOVER – AQ – Deriving Information on Surface Conditions from Column and Vertically Resolved Observations Relevant to Air Quality – Colorado Campaign

SUMMARY
The Colorado campaign was the final stop in a series of 4 field studies. Previous studies were conducted in Baltimore-Washington, California’s San Joaquin Valley, and Houston. This Colorado campaign was closely coordinated with the FRAPPE study. A priority of the Colorado campaign was to target specific pollution sources in the Front Range area, ranging from urban emissions in the Denver metropolitan area to agricultural emissions centered in the Greeley area and the broad region of oil and gas extraction activity extending to the Northeast of Denver. This study produced an unprecedented level of detail for understanding air quality along the Front Range.

FUNDING SOURCE
NASA

RESEARCH GROUPS
Collaborative effort between CDPHE, University of Colorado, Colorado State University, UC Berkeley, NASA, NOAA, and NCAR

AUTHORS/PRINCIPLE INVESTIGATORS
Jim Crawford

STUDY LOCATION
Front Range

COMPLETION DATE
7/16 to 8/16 2014 Publications expected in Summer and Fall 2015

COPY OF STUDY OR MORE INFORMATION
http://www.nasa.gov/larc/2014-discoveraq-campaign/#.VhXZ3rxi52N

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