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Study of Urban Population and Air Pollution Uncovers Regional Discrepancies

Pollution over China, 2011.
Publication Date: 
Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Through the help of satellite observations, NASA scientists have released the first-ever study to examine just how much more air pollution people living in large cities are exposed to compared to those living in less populous areas.

Image Credit:  NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC.