Monthly Archives: May 2015

Up in the Air

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Written by Kevin Hodur for the 2015 Michigan Tech Research Magazine Deep in the eastern Atlantic, roughly 900 miles west of Portugal, lies the tiny island of Pico. On maps, it looks like nothing— hardly more than a pinpoint in a sea of blue. But to atmospheric researchers, the remote island’s towering Pico Mountain holds the key to understanding how aerosols

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