Researchers tap rare pristine air to reveal pollution’s impact — ScienceDaily

Human-caused pollution spurs the production of climate-changing particles known as secondary organic aerosols much more than previously thought. Researchers made the finding by analyzing air samples that were captured aboard a research aircraft as it zigzagged between pristine air over the Amazon rainforest and polluted air over the nearby city of Manaus. It was like a trip back (and forth) through time, as scientists weaved between the two vastly different settings.

Source: Researchers tap rare pristine air to reveal pollution’s impact — ScienceDaily

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