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NASA Studies How COVID-19 Shutdowns Affect Emissions

Pandemic-related shutdowns have affected how people act, so scientists began monitoring how that’s affected the planet— specifically nitrogen dioxide emissions. How does COVID-19 pollution patterns play into NASA computer models? NASA’s GEOS atmospheric composition model shows us the answer.

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Kathleen Gaeta (GSFC Interns): Lead Producer
Trent L. Schindler (USRA): Lead Visualizer
Christoph A. Keller (USRA): Scientist
Lara Streiff (GSFC Interns): Writer
William Putman (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Data Visualizer
Cindy Starr (Global Science and Technology, Inc.): Data Visualizer
Aaron Naeger (UAH): Scientist
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DLESE >> Atmospheric science
DLESE >> Chemistry
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Atmospheric Chemistry
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Atmospheric Chemistry/Nitrogen Compounds >> Nitrogen Dioxide
NASA Science >> Earth
SVS >> Model Simulation

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