New NASA Satellite Images Reveal Air Pollution Levels in Major Cities Over the Past Decade

June 28, 2014 2:04 AM

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New NASA Satellite Images Reveal Air Pollution Levels in Major Cities Over the Past Decade

Although air pollution still remains a serious cause for concern across the globe, there may be some good news on the horizon--at least when it comes to U.S. cities. New NASA satellite images have shown that there's been a huge reduction of air pollution across the country over the past decade.

The Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) on NASA's Aura satellite has been in orbit for the past 10 years. During that time, the instrument has measured levels of nitrogen dioxide in the atmosphere over major cities across the U.S.

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