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Welcome to the CAPABLE Program Site

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The Chemistry and Physics Atmospheric Boundary Layer Experiment (CAPABLE) is a ground-based observation site created in 2009 that is dedicated to studying atmospheric conditions in the Tidewater region of Virginia.

The site, which is located at NASA’s Langley Research Center, is a collaborative effort between the Science Directorate at NASA Langley, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality. Together, these partners operate a suite of instrumentation designed to track and observe pollutants in the Earth’s troposphere.

CAPABLE Site Coordinates:
Latitude:  37° 23’ 13.45” N
Longitude: 76° 23’ 13.38” W
Elevation: 3 m ASL