A UMD alum and professor co-authored a paper about the reduction in the thickness of Earth’s protective ozone layer that followed the Australian wildfires.
ESSC/CISESS Scientist Jianping Mao is first author on a new paper in Geophysical Research Letters titled “Measuring Atmospheric CO2 Enhancements From the 2017 British Columbia Wildfires Using a Lidar”.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljE6iZr_kjY For the last few years, life on the West Coast of the United States has been marked by wildfires. Most recently, August lightning storms
Last week, ESSIC Associate Research Scientist Santiago Gassó was quoted in several news outlets on the unusual high levels of West coast smoke over the Washington area on September 14 and 15.
A paper co-authored by ESSIC Research Scientist William Lau, Professor Zhanqing Li, scientist Weichen Tao, and AOSC Graduate Student Lei Zhang was recently published in Geophysical Research Letters.