Links for Earth Science

Internal JPL Links:

Laboratory Studies:

         Molecular Spectroscopy Homepage

Field Observations:

        AIRS (Atmospheric Infrared Sounder)

         ALIAS (Aircraft Laser Infrared Absorption Spectrometer) 

         ALIAS II (Aircraft Laser Infrared Absorption Spectrometer)

         ATMOS (Atmospheric Trace Molecule Spectroscopy Experiment)

         Laser Hygrometer



         MLS (Microwave Limb Sounder)

         TES (Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer)

         UV-Visible Spectroscopy instruments

         WISP (Water Isotope Spectrometer)

External JPL Links:


Frequently Asked Questions About Ozone provided by an international team of scientists under the auspices of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme

The Executive Summary of the most recent WMO/UNEP assessment on ozone depletion, a report from an international team of scientists that is mandated every four years under the terms of the Montreal Protocol

         The health effects of stratospheric ozone depletion provided by another UNEP panel

         The Montreal Protocol and its Amendments, international legislation designed to protect Earth's ozone layer

The United Nations Environment Programme "Ozone Secretariat" homepage with all kinds if useful information on public policy related to protection of the ozone layer

Measurements of atmospheric halocarbons by the Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory of NOAA

The expected recovery of stratospheric chlorine due to the Montreal Protocol and subsequent amendments provided by the Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory in Boulder, CO

An overview of scientific issues related to stratospheric ozone provided by Environment Canada

A stratospheric ozone news page that is frequently updated

An extensive discussion of ozone depletion by Emily Shuckburgh


Information on tropospheric ozone and smog from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The health effects of tropospheric ozone production from the South Coast AQMD

Real time measurements of tropospheric ozone in Pasadena, CA

General information on air quality from the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD), the smog control agency of Southern California

Links for Planetary Science

Internal JPL Links:

Overview of activities at JPL related to Planetary Science

JPL's Astronomical Search for Origins and Planetary Systems

JPL's Solar System Exploration program

External Links:

Overview of activities at NASA on Solar System Exploration



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