Air Quality

  • Released Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
  • Updated Tuesday, December 1st, 2020 at 12:00AM


Air is all around us, but it’s hard to see when harmful particulates are, too. That’s why we use NASA’s Earth-observing satellites to track air quality on our home planet. The data they generate are incorporated into products like the U.S. Air Quality Index the public uses to make decisions that protect their health and well-being.

Air Quality- Nitrogen Dioxide Changes related to COVID-19

Air Quality - Sulfur Dioxide Measurement Changes related to COVID-19

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