Measuring Greenhouse Gases on the Go

Riverside, Ca –

"RIVERSIDE, Calif. (www.ucr.edu) — Two UC Riverside professors are taking to the road to pinpoint sources of air pollution across California.

They’ll be traveling in the university’s new Mobile Isotope Laboratory, a Mercedes Benz transport van fitted with a suite of instruments that can measure the flux of greenhouse gases in the environment in real time. The scientists leading the project are Francesca Hopkins, an assistant professor of climate science and sustainability in the Department of Environmental Sciences, and Marilyn Fogel, the Wilbur H. Mayhew Endowed Professor of Geo-Ecology in the Department of Earth Sciences."

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