Last week, an amazingly comprehensive, open-access report came out in JGR-Atmospheres on black carbon (BC): “Bounding the role of black carbon in the climate system: A scientific assessment” by Tami Bond and many, many co-authors. If you’d like something shorter to read, stick to the executive summary in the beginning or this write-up here .… Read More

Read a post on my personal site, urging us UB’ers to find ways to get cheap, effective PM masks into the country. Disclaimer: The views reflected in this post are only those of myself and do not represent the University of Colorado or NSF.  … Read More

On Dec 28, U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia Piper Campbell visited our PEER project research group at the National University of Mongolia. Ambassador Campbell learned about our PEER project, and we also discussed ways in which it was having an impact on students and the next generation of scientists – especially atmospheric and air quality ones… Read More

On 14 Dec, UBASC students gave a great presentation at the American Corner, where they explainined how to understand and access UB air quality data (Twitter and Facebook pages) and also handed out PM-rated masks, provided courtesy the US Embassy to Mongolia. We have lots of extra masks, so let us know if you’re interested in having our… Read More

This guest blog post is written by 18-year old Oyu Choijamts. Oyu is a graduate of The Hobby School in Ulaanbaatar and has participated in air pollution outreach activities as a member of UBASC. She will be attending university in the fall at Harvard and wants to major in Environmental Studies. ***************************************** Mongolians are well… Read More