Drought conditions lead to an increase in summertime ozone in the U.S. Southeast but not the West, highlighting the long-term impact of droughts on atmospheric composition.
Methane emissions trends for North America may be higher than reported by national inventories, primarily due to underestimation in emissions from the oil sector.
New results from the FIREX-AQ field campaign provide detailed insight to ozone formation in western US wildfires.
CPO’s Earth System Science and Modeling Division (ESSM) research was well-represented at the American Geophysical Union’s 2021 Fall Meeting.
Methane emissions from the region have fallen by half, but analysis of leak rates show that there is still a ways to go in stopping methane leaks, which impact the climate and human health, and can impose costs on Utah’s economy.
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Dr. Sandy Lucas
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Americans’ health, security and economic wellbeing are tied to climate and weather. Every day, we see communities grappling with environmental challenges due to unusual or extreme events related to climate and weather.
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