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Xiong Liu

Center for Astrophysics
Atmospheric Physicist


I am a physicist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in the Atomic and Molecular Physics Division in the Atmospheric Measurements Group. I work on remote sensing of atmospheric trace gases especially ozone profile and methane, aerosols, clouds from satellite, airborne and ground-based instruments, and the development of scientific instrumentation. I am the Deputy PI for the TEMPO (Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution) mission, and the SAO lead of the MethaneSAT project.