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Air Quality in Salt Lake City: A Twin Otter Aircraft Study

The Utah Winter Fine Particulate Study will use scientific instruments aboard a NOAA Twin Otter aircraft to investigate wintertime air quality in and around Salt Lake City.

Antarctic UAVs

CIRES' John Cassano returns again to Antarctica with unmanned aircraft, to better understand the remote region's weather and atmosphere.


In Fire Influence on Regional and Global Environments Experiment (FIREX), an interagency team of scientists from NOAA, CIRES, the University of Montana and a dozen other institutions seek to better understand the impact of biomass burning on North American climate and air quality.