Air pollution is responsible for one out of every eight deaths on the planet. OpenAQ uses the power of open data as a convening force to connect a global community on air pollution research. Read three ways the public health community can help....more
Christa Hasenkopf is co-founder of OpenAQ, the first open-source, open air-quality data platform for the world. She is an atmospheric scientist, passionate about fighting air pollution, especially in polluted but under-studied and under-monitored places. Christa has served as the first Chief Air Pollution Advisor to the Medical Director at the State Department as a contractor and fellow. She received her PhD in atmospheric and oceanic sciences from the University of Colorado and her BS in astronomy and astrophysics from Penn State.