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    UMD Flights Help the State Understand Air Quality

    A Capital News Service story highlights the work of the Regional Atmospheric Measurement Modeling and Prediction Program or RAMMPP. Comprised of 30 researchers and students, RAMMPP has helped the Maryland Department of the Environment improve regional air quality since 1999 by tracking how the ingredients for smog can originate from upwind states.

  • Twenty Questions and Answers About the Ozone Layer: 2018 Update

    "Twenty Questions and Answers About the Ozone Layer: 2018 Update" was released today. The document is part of the Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion report issued by the World Meteorological Organization, the United Nations Environment Programme, NOAA, NASA, and the European Commission. Lead author is AOSC Prof. Ross Salawitch. Co-authors include Laura A. McBride (UMD Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry) and Walter R. Tribett (AOSC).