Main Navigation

Mitchell: what happens to air quality when we stay home?

side by side maps compare measurements of NO2 in Utah on March 15-30 2019 to the same dates in 2020.

Logan Mitchell, Research Assistant Professor in Atmospheric Sciences and GCSC affiliate, monitors greenhouse gases in the Salt Lake urban region. He reports on the changes in air quality when residents have dramatically reduced vehicle trips during the coronavirus pandemic.

Read about Dr. Mitchell’s preliminary findings on the Atmospheric Sciences page.