Tropospheric Chemistry: Education & Outreach


9News Denver: Colorado ranks near the top among US states with poor air quality – Research scientist Matt Coggon talks about how volatile organic compounds (VOCs) contribute to poor air quality. 22 April 2024

SLATE What It's Like Series: Where There's Smoke – CSL's Carsten Warneke tells us what it's like to fly through a 'monster' plume of wildfire smoke. 4 November 2023

NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS): How a College Student Turned Pandemic Restrictions into an Opportunity to Conduct Research Using NASA Supercomputers – Carleton College physics major Henry Bowman studied ozone for an international research project, that he began as a summer research intern at CSL. 29 June 2022

The Coloradan: Breath of Fresh Air – Research scientist Jessica Gilman gives a bird's-eye view of how wildfires and the pandemic are changing the climate and affecting our health. 18 March 2021

Colorado Public Radio (CPR): Why Your Deodorant Puts The Stuff That Comes Out Of Your Tailpipe To Shame – Research scientist Matt Coggon tells Colorado Matters about his work measuring these emissions from our bodies. 22 May 2018

Research scientist Matt Coggon authors The Conversation: Your shampoo, hair spray and skin lotion may be polluting the air 11 May 2018


Ask a Scientist - Fireworks. Steve Brown explains the science behind fireworks colors. Video: WeatherNation
Ask a Scientist - What makes the air smelly?. Chelsea Thompson explains the science behind why air can be smelly. Video: NOAA Boulder

CSL News: CSL at NOAA Boulder 8th Grade Science Days 9 October 2020

The Particles We Breathe. Matt Coggon describes what creates air pollution, or smog, and demonstrates smog produced from just a lemon. Video: NOAA ESRL