Public lecture on Air Quality from Space

On 12 April the Lorentz Center organizes, in collaboration with Rijksmuseum Boerhaave, the public lecture 'Air quality from space: indicator of human activity' by Pieternel Levelt.

During the lecture, she will give an outline of the major research questions in the atmospheric climate domain, and their importance for air quality and climate policy.


Further, the satellite measurement technique will be explained, and what these measurements can bring for as well research as climate policy, now and in the future.
Examples of COVID-19 lockdown reduction of air pollution, methane emission from the oil and gas industry, as well as the potential of satellite measurements for the nitrogen deposition policy, will be shown.
She will also address the use of satellite observations for countries and continents from the global south, like Africa.


Date: Tuesday 12 April 2022
Time: 17.30 - 18.30
Location: Rijksmuseum Boerhaave


More information and registration can be found on the website of Rijksmuseum Boerhaave.

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