Satellite Data for Local Environmental Monitoring

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Europe’s Sentinel-5 satellite will monitor atmospheric gases such as methane and carbon dioxide. The United States can optimize its use of low-resolution Sentinel-5 data by augmenting it with high-resolution air and surface monitoring. This paper outlines an approach to validating and applying environmental data from Sentinel-5.

Authors: Karen Jones, David Tratt, Ira Leifer