Focus Areas for Aura
Atmospheric Composition is focused on the composition of Earth's atmosphere in relation to climate prediction, solar effects, ground emissions and time.
This Focus Area deals with the cycling of carbon in reservoirs and ecosystems as it changes naturally, is changed by humans, and is affected by climate change.
Our weather system includes the dynamics of the atmosphere and its interaction with the oceans and land. The improvement of our understanding of weather processes and phenomena is crucial in gaining an understanding of the Earth system.