Nelson Institute professor bridges science, policy, public health to bring space-based data to the world

Gaylord Nelson Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies & Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Tracey Holloway was recently named director of the third generation NASA Health and Air Quality Applied Sciences Team (HAQAST), having served as director for previous generations as well. HAQAST is made up of 14 lab groups and over 70 researchers who use NASA satellite data to improve understanding of air quality in the U.S. and around the world.

In addition to her work with HAQAST, Holloway also works on her own research, teaches, and mentors. She is also involved with the Earth Science Women’s Network, which she helped start, and Science Moms, a program which connects mothers concerned about their children’s futures with climate science.

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