associate research scientist

East Asia's Dirty Air Pollutes North America

East Asia's Dirty Air Pollutes North America

GREENBELT, Maryland, March 17, 2008 (ENS) – Close to 15 percent of the air pollution over the western United States and Canada originates in East Asia, according to NASA researchers using the latest, most accurate satellite sensors. Their study offers the first measurement-based estimate of the amount of pollution from East Asian forest fires, urban…