Logan Mitchell

Taking greenhouse gas analysis on the road, er, rails

One train-mounted air quality sensor can cover the same area as 30 stationary sensors.


Air pollution costs Utahns billions annually and shortens life expectancy by two years

New study reveals the cost of air pollution for Utahns’ health and pocketbooks


Community helps scientists evaluate wildfire smoke forecasts

Community air quality sensors help scientists improve forecasts of smoke in the air during wildfires.


Echoes of a pandemic through headlines

Newspapers show how face coverings, quarantines and closed public venues were a part of life during the 1918 influenza pandemic in the new Marriott Library digital exhibit.


Utah’s spring air quality better than usual during pandemic

Air quality along the Wasatch Front in March is usually good, but the reduction in emissions from COVID-19 stay-at-home measures have made air quality even better than usual.


A light rail TRAX train departing a station, with a sign indicating the train is headed to Salt Lake City

TRAX air quality study expands

A U air monitoring project, expanded to TRAX’s Blue Line, shows how smoke from last year’s fireworks drifted through the valley.