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New paper accepted at ES&T

Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Led by Chris Brunet of Heri Hornbuckle's research group, this paper summarizes the VMS measurements from the rooftop field campaign in summer 2022 at CUNY in Manhattan, specifically in Harlem. The title is "Concentrations of Volatile Methyl Siloxanes in New York City Reflect Emissions from Personal Care and Industrial Use"
Summer 2023 photos looking south from Iowa City

March 2024 - Public Talks & Panels, Radio Spot, Photography of Wildfire and More

Thursday, March 14, 2024
Activity around Iowa City in March on the topics of air quality and wildfire, catalyzed the Facing the Inferno exhibit at Pentacrest Museums
Rainbow at the LMOS 2017 Zion Site

New paper accepted at PLOS ONE - Lead author Megan Christiansen

Thursday, March 14, 2024
We pull together all of the aerosol observations from the Zion site of the Lake Michigan Ozone Study 2017, and comment on the absence of a detectable ultrafine mode in lake spray aerosol.
A smoky sunset

North America's summer of wildfire smoke: 2023 was only the beginning

Friday, September 1, 2023
Canada’s seemingly endless wildfires in 2023 introduced millions of people across North America to the health hazards of wildfire smoke. While Western states have contended with smoky fire seasons for years, the air quality alerts across the U.S. Midwest and Northeast this summer reached levels never seen there before.

UI Expert Charles Stanier Explains Poor Air Quality from Canadian Wildfires

Thursday, June 29, 2023
Wildfires in Canada have caused a smoky haze over the Old Capitol dome, leading to an air quality advisory in eastern Iowa. Charles Stanier, an expert in airborne contaminants, explains the causes and impacts of the poor air quality, including short-term health risks and long-term effects on outdoor activities. The AirNow website and app provide information on daily air quality.

Preprint out at Eartharxiv

Tuesday, January 31, 2023