Mountain Studies Institute and Air Quality

Mountain around Silverton, by Heather Ellis

Mountain around Silverton, by Heather Ellis

Devon Dey interviews Aaron Kimple, Project Manager of the Mountain Studies Institute, about air quality in the mountains. The Mountain Studies Institute (MSI) is an independent, non-advocacy, not-for-profit 501(c)3 center for research, education, and outreach. MSI operates its headquarters and a high-altitude field station in Silverton, CO. MSI also has an office on campus at Fort Lewis College in nearby Durango, CO. Their mission is to enhance understanding and sustainable use of the San Juan Mountains through research and education.