California-Nevada Climate Applications Program (CNAP), a NOAA CAP/RISA team, researcher co-authors wildfire burn severity and biomass emissions publication 14 October 2022

California-Nevada Climate Applications Program (CNAP), a NOAA CAP/RISA team, researcher co-authors wildfire burn severity and biomass emissions publication

Anthony Leroy Westerling with CNAP, a CAP/RISA team, co-authors publication titled, “Spatial and temporal patterns of wildfire burn severity and biomass burning-induced emissions in California.”

New field project assessing the evolution of atmospheric pollution in the New York City area 2 August 2022

New field project assessing the evolution of atmospheric pollution in the New York City area

AC4 funded research uses unprecedented field measurements to gather data on real-world vehicular and non-vehicular volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions to characterize emission rates and oxidative aging of various types of organic pollutants and greenhouse gases in the Greater New York City Metropolitan Area.

COVID-19 Lockdown Significantly Reduced Anthropogenic Greenhouse Gas Emissions 20 May 2022

COVID-19 Lockdown Significantly Reduced Anthropogenic Greenhouse Gas Emissions

New research illustrates a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from six North American cities because of a reduction in traffic and economic activities during COVID-19 lockdown.

New publication: Will the COVID-19 lockdown slow the trend of increasing atmospheric CO2 concentration? 21 January 2022

New publication: Will the COVID-19 lockdown slow the trend of increasing atmospheric CO2 concentration?

The pandemic presented a unique opportunity to study the atmosphere’s response to widespread and sudden emission reductions, documented in a new publication in Environmental Research Letters.

Integrated Global Greenhouse Gas Information System (IG3IS) Best Research Practices Guidelines draft now open for comments 12 November 2021

Integrated Global Greenhouse Gas Information System (IG3IS) Best Research Practices Guidelines draft now open for comments

A draft report titled “Urban Greenhouse Gas Emissions Observation and Monitoring Best Research Practices” seeks review comments.

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