Course overview

Welcome to ‘Monitoring Atmospheric Composition from Space’. In this course, we will introduce you to the powerful role of in situ data and satellite ‘Earth observation’ (EO) technology in monitoring our atmosphere, and to the informative and critically important imagery and data it produces.

The topics we will cover in this course are:

  • Our fragile atmosphere and the challenges we face

  • Pollution, air quality and health

  • Large scale changes - ozone and GHGs

  • Long range pollution transport

  • Maintaining our life support system - policy and the future

Throughout the course you can download the videos and transcripts as well as complete quizzes, using the links on the right.