tower assembly in Vernal, UT

Scientists assemble an instrument tower for the Uintah Basin winter ozone study. Photo by David Oonk, CIRES

CIRES and NOAA have published a video about what we are trying to achieve in Utah’s Uintah Basin. Ozone pollution is a health concern. We’d like to understand exactly why it forms in high levels at times in the winter (ozone is more typically thought of as a summertime air pollutant, in big cities with lots of traffic). Check out our introductory video.