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UNDERSTANDING AIR QUALITY IN HOUSTON (and Around the World): Results from More Than a Decade of Balloon Profiles


Physics & Astronomy

By: Gary Morris
From: St. Edwards University
When: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: 101 Brockman Hall for Physics
Comments: A wine and cheese reception follows the talk in the Brockman Hall foyer.
Abstract: The Tropospheric Ozone Pollution Project (TOPP) began at Rice during the Summer of 2004 to study air quality in Houston using weather balloons. More than a decade later, TOPP has collected nearly 1000 ozone profiles from 17 sites around the world. This talk presents some of the most intriguing results from our studies.