In terms of atmospheric monitoring, highly reactive gases are those which, when exposed to sufficient quantities of heat and light, chemically react and absorb or deplete the surrounding levels of ozone in the atmosphere. It is therefore important to observe the levels of these potential threatening gases.
28 March 2014
With air pollution linked to millions of deaths around the world, it has never been more important to monitor the air we breathe. Today marks a significant step forward as a deal is secured to build a crucial space sensor for tracking the world's air quality.
25 March 2014
A large volcanic OClO and BrO plume could be tracked from ENVISAT SCIAMACHY jointly with EOS Aura MLS and OMI observations for 5 days after the June 2011 eruption of Puyehue-Cordón Caulle (PCC).
09 July 2012
Satellite measurements show that nitrogen dioxide in the lower atmosphere over parts of Europe and the US has fallen over the past decade. More than 15 years of atmospheric observations have revealed trends in air quality.
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