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NASA studies details of a greening Arctic

The northern reaches of North America are getting greener, according to a NASA study that provides the most detailed look yet at plant life across Alaska and Canada. In a changing climate, almost a third of the land cover ...

dateJun 02, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Fort McMurray fires cause air quality issues

The air quality around the entire Fort McMurray region remains very poor. The Alberta Health Services has issued warnings for the entire area with Health Quality Index of 10+ (very high risk of triggering health issues) reported ...

dateMay 26, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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NASA's KORUS-OC campaign takes to seas

In a South Korean port, two research ships are being equipped with instruments that will measure sunlight interacting with the ocean and capture the microscopic life that ebbs and flows with the currents. As part of the Korea-United ...

dateMay 19, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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