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ATom Postcard - Punta Arenas to Ascension Island

The ATom mission aboard NASA’s DC-8 aircraft and flying laboratory is sampling world-wide in one of the most extensive surveys of the atmosphere to date, measuring over 200 gases as well as airborne particles. The science team is particularly interested in methane, tropospheric ozone and black carbon particles, which have strong effects on climate and which all have both human and natural origins.



Michael Randazzo (Advocates in Manpower Management, Inc.): Lead Producer
Ellen T. Gray (ADNET Systems, Inc.): Lead Science Writer
Aaron E. Lepsch (ADNET Systems, Inc.): Lead Technical Support
Steven Wofsy (Harvard University): Lead Principal Investigator
Steve S. Parcel (Arcata): Lead Videographer
Roisin Commane (Harvard University): Scientist
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SVS >> Methane
GCMD >> Earth Science
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Air Quality >> Tropospheric Ozone
SVS >> Black Carbon
SVS >> Atom
NASA Science >> Earth
SVS >> Tomography

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version