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NASA Earth Observations and Tools for Air Quality Applications in Southeast Asia

East Asia Regional Changes in NO2, 2005-2014

A regionally focused webinar series covering NASA and NOAA satellite remote sensing and available satellite data products for applications in air quality monitoring. 

Learning Objectives: 

Attendees will be able to access and analyze raw satellite imagery using existing NASA web-based tools. 

Course Format: 
  • Five, one-hour sessions
  • Introductory Webinar - no remote sensing experience required

No remote sensing experience required. 


Individuals and agencies engaged in air quality monitoring, management and decision making in Southeast Asia. 

Registration Information: 

This webinar is free, but you must register when viewing the recording. 

Download Sessions 3-5 (zip folder) (Right-click link and choose "Save target/link as...")

Session One: Course Overview and Introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing

An introduction to the ARSET program, satellite remote sensing, satellites and air quality sensors. Recording unavailable. Similar information is available in the Fundamentals of Remote Sensing webinars.

Session Two: Visible Satellite Imagery & Applications in Air Quality

An overview of what we can learn from satellite images, what we can learn from true and false color imagery, near real-time image visualization, a tour of useful image archives, a  demonstration of Worldview, and an overview of NASA Earth Observatory (featuring guest speaker Adam Voiland). Recording unavailable. 

Session Three: Introduction to Satellite Aerosol Products and Data Access

An overview of aerosol monitoring with the MODIS, MISR, OMI and VIIRS instruments. Featuring a demonstration of LAADSweb. Stream the recording »


Session Four: Applications of Satellite Data to Particulate, Smoke and Dust Monitoring

An overview of satellite derived aerosol optical depth-PM2.5 relationships, as well as smoke and dust detection examples. Featuring a demonstration of Global Air Quality Maps. View the recording »


Session Five: Aerosols and Trace Gas Data Analysis

Looking at mapping, trends, time series, inter-comparisons, and validation of aerosol and trace gas data. Featuring demonstrations of Giovanni and Aerostat. View the recording »


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