Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder


Unexpected Wildfire Emission Impacts Air Quality Worldwide
September 21, 2020

In lab studies of wildfire, nitrous acid seems like a minor actor, often underrepresented in atmospheric models.

Singing unmasked, indoors spreads COVID-19 through aerosols, new study confirms
September 18, 2020

Singing indoors, unmasked can swiftly spread COVID-19 via microscopic airborne particles known as aerosols, confirms a new peer-reviewed study of a March choir rehearsal which became one of the nation’s first superspreading events.

Mercury Concentrations in Yukon River Fish Could Surpass EPA Criterion by 2050
September 16, 2020

The concentration of mercury in fish in Alaska’s Yukon River may exceed EPA mercury criterion by 2050 if greenhouse gas emissions t