May 23, 2004
Air Pollution and New York Subways


Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Lamont Research Professor
Doherty Senior Research Scientist
Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory

Learn how Lamont geochemists and Columbia University public health investigators used back-pack air monitors to track down the source of potentially hazardous air pollutants to the New York City subway system, and how they are currently investigating the possible health impacts from elements in steel dust in the subways.