The DC-8 left the United States on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 and arrived to Osan Air Force Base on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. This may sound like a normal flight time, if you have ever traveled from the United States to some where in Eastern Asia, and that is where you would be wrong. The… Read More

This latest posting comes out of the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research (CSTPR), which is one of the centers affiliated with CIRES. CSTPR and CU-Boulder partner with the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre (RCRCCC) to place graduate students in locations in eastern and southern Africa each summer. This summer, the grad student… Read More

The AQ part of the science mission stands for air quality. If you have ever had a smog test for your vehicle or experienced a spare the air day, you have first hand experience of air quality and what impacts it. The largest contributors to bad air quality are emissions from human activity, which ranges… Read More

My name is Benjamin Nault, and I am a postdoctoral researcher at University of Colorado, Boulder. My research focuses on the chemistry of aerosols (which I will go into more detail in a later blog or when asked in comments). This blog will be documenting my adventures during two NASA aircraft campaigns during this summer… Read More