Remote Sensing of Troposheric Pollution from Space

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Doc #: 43 Title: Remote Sensing of Troposheric Pollution from Space | Document Link
Organization/Author: J. Fishman
Type: "Journal Article" is not in the list (Report, Workshop, Paper, Website, Presentation, Legislation, Other) of allowed values for the "DocType" property.Journal Article
Year: 2008
Region: International
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Document Status: Unsubmitted, 2009/08/31

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satellite: Geostationary satellite observations of chemically reactive trace gases will provide unique insight into the evolution and extent of air pollution with the temporal resolution necessary to address air quality on a daily basis.

The NRC emphasized that if Earth scientists are to foster applications and extend the societal benefits of their work, they must also understand the research-to-applications chain, which includes transforming satellite measurements into useful information and distributing that information in a form that is understandable and meets the needs of both public- and private sector managers, decision makers, and policy makers.