Salawitch, Busalacchi quoted in C&EN News

ESSIC / AOSC Professor Ross J. Salawitch was quoted in Chemical and Engineering News’ recent cover story that discusses the longevity of new satellites launched to observe air chemistry and climate.  In the article entitled, “Observing Earth,” Salawitch explains the need for satellites in the observation of pollution, as it spreads onto a global scale. The article also presents NASA’s new cost estimates for SMAP and ICESat-II.  ESSIC Director, Professor Antonio Busalacchi was also quoted in the piece, noting that 40% of NOAA’s operating budget is committed to the agency’s existing satellite program.

To read the article in its entirety, please see the following in C&EN News: Volume 92 Issue 36 | pp. 9-12