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Travis Toth (NASA)

Title: Physical Scientist
Technical Focus Area: Atmospheric Composition, Lidar Science, Applied Science, Air Quality & Weather
Study Topics: Atmospheric aerosols, lidar remote sensing, air quality applications
Missions/Projects: CALIPSO, ACCP


Dr. Travis Toth is a physical scientist in the Lidar Science Branch. He holds a B.S. degree in Meteorology from Millersville University, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Atmospheric Sciences from the University of North Dakota. During his Ph.D. studies, he participated in the NASA Pathways Intern Employment Program at LaRC working in the CALIPSO group, and was a recipient of the NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship. His general research interest is remote sensing of atmospheric aerosols and clouds through synergy of active and passive satellite datasets. His latest research projects focus on air quality and involve the study of particulate matter pollution using lidar measurements.

Publication Bibliography:



  • NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship

Education/Professional Experience:

  • Ph.D., Atmospheric Sciences, University of North Dakota

  • M.S., Atmospheric Science, University of North Dakota
  • B.S., Meteorology, Millersville University

Professional Memberships:

  • American Meteorological Society (AMS)
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU)

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