Air quality research in South Africa

Anne Thompson, professor of meteorology at Penn State, is a recent recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship to work in South Africa. Her work builds international networks to study the vertical structure of ozone and air quality that helps NASA to evaluate and validate measurements from polar orbiting satellites.

From Penn State Live
February 16, 2011

Thompson and her research team are now collaborating with researchers at the North-West University Chemistry Department, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, the South African Weather Service and the University of Witwatersrand to measure vertical column nitrogen dioxide (NO2), ozone and other air quality constituents in the Johannesburg-Pretoria region.

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