News tagged with atmospheric carbon dioxide

Adjusting to climate change

New findings suggest battling climate change could be a challenge, urge the global community to transform its energy system or face grim consequences.

dateSep 04, 2014 in Environment
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Checking the first data from OCO-2

(Phys.org) —On July 2, NASA successfully launched its first satellite dedicated to measuring carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere. The Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) mission—operated by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory—will ...

dateAug 22, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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A global view of oceanic phytoplankton

University of Maine oceanographer Ivona Cetinic is participating in a NASA project to advance space-based capabilities for monitoring microscopic plants that form the base of the marine food chain.

dateJul 18, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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