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Acquiring ice measurements from space

The satellite age has revolutionised our understanding of Earth, giving us accurate information to help critical agreements on climate change such as at the current COP21 conference in Paris. Diminishing polar ice is one ...

dateDec 14, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Phytoplankton bloom in the North Atlantic

Each spring, the waters of the North Atlantic Ocean host a huge natural bloom of phytoplankton—microscopic, plant-like organisms that are important for carbon cycling and also could influence clouds and climate. Blooms ...

dateDec 11, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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