Sarah Benish, a graduate student at the University of Maryland in the atmospheric and oceanic science department, is on track to get her doctorate utilizing the Regional Atmospheric Measurement Modeling and Prediction Program or RAMMPP for her research. Benish actually has her pilot's license, and her love of flying is something that attracted her to this research project. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Benish)

UMD flights help the state understand air quality

By: Greta Easthom, Capital News Service ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — As soon as the Cessna twin-piston airplane touches down on the

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Jeremy Hoffman, chief scientist at the Science Museum of Virginia in Richmond, said, “It’s amazing how much you can learn from a data set that the people who live in [the area] generate.” (Whitney Pipkin)

Is air cleaner on other side of the block? Museum, residents to test theory

By: Whitney Pipkin, Bayjournal.com Richmond institution, city volunteers to monitor air pollution in urban neighborhoods Summer temperatures in Richmond can

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