News tagged with atmospheric gases

Spain receives ever more solar radiation

Solar radiation in Spain has increased by 2.3% every decade since the 1980s, according to a study by researchers from the University of Girona and the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich. This ...

dateJun 06, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Bedrock is a milestone in climate research

After years of concentrated effort, scientists from the North Greenland Eemian Ice Drilling (NEEM) project hit bedrock more than 8,300 feet below the surface of the Greenland ice sheet last week. The project ...

dateAug 04, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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NOAA greenhouse gas index continues to climb

NOAA's updated Annual Greenhouse Gas Index (AGGI), which measures the direct climate influence of many greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide and methane, shows a continued steady upward trend that began with the Industrial ...

dateNov 09, 2011 in Environment
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Safe journey for works of art

Valuable paintings travel long distances when they are shipped from one place to another. To minimize damage, they are packed in special picture cases. In future, these will be equipped with sensors to detect ...

dateDec 04, 2009 in Engineering
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