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NASA Climate Dec 21
Happy 50th anniversary, Earthrise! 🌏 Taken during the Apollo 8 mission in Moon orbit on Christmas Eve 1968, this iconic image speaks to our planet's fragility, the vastness of space and our place in the universe. Explore more ⬇️.
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NASA Climate Dec 20
Ready to explore our home planet with NASA? Get a 360-degree view of Greenland ice and Hawaiian coral reefs as scientists learn more about how Earth is changing in a warming world.
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NASA GISS Dec 17
The monthly GISTEMP surface temperature analysis update has been posted. The global mean temperature anomaly for November 2018 was 0.77°C above the 1951-1980 November average.
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NASA Climate Dec 18
“Life as an Earth scientist means understanding the planet we live on and ... where that planet is headed." —Joe MacGregor, NASA Operation IceBridge project scientist Join NASA scientists in 360° as they answer the call of science in Greenland & Hawaii:
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NASA Climate Dec 17
Last month's global average concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) was about 410 parts per million (ppm).
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NASA Climate Dec 13
Asia's high mountain glaciers are flowing more slowly as they melt, affecting the water supply of the arid plains below the peaks.
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NASA Climate Dec 13
Snowfall accumulation in parts of Antarctica increased in the 20th century. The added precipitation has led to some mitigation of sea level rise. Overall, Antarctica still lost far more ice than it gained.
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NASA Climate Dec 13
NASA satellites can't see individual penguins from space, but they can see their brightly colored poop. Scientists use these data to track the shifting Adélie penguin population, which gives clues about changing local Antarctic ecosystems.
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NASA Earth Dec 11
On the Iceberg Highway - a new Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG!) blog post
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NASA Climate Dec 11
Less than three months into its mission, ICESat-2 is already exceeding scientists’ expectations. Researchers will use its data to study sea level rise from melting ice sheets and glaciers and improve sea ice and climate forecasts.
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NASA Climate Dec 10
New detailed NASA maps of ice velocity and elevation show that a group of glaciers spanning one-eighth of East Antarctica’s coast have begun to lose ice over the past decade, hinting at widespread changes in the ocean.
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NASA Climate Dec 10
The land & ocean continue to absorb the equivalent of ~1/2 of fossil fuel CO2 emissions, according to the 2018 . Observations from & insights from will help us understand the biological & physical processes involved:
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NASA Sea Level Dec 6
Attention, climate watchers: Like numbers? Get a helping of sea level estimates for different time periods ⬇️.
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NASA Earth Dec 7
Unearthed mammoth bones? Lakes that catch fire 🔥? This week, 🌎❄️ go underground 🕳 to study the Arctic’s frozen layer of soil & the strange things happening as it thaws. Watch 👀 on Facebook: Watch 👀 on YouTube:
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NASA Climate Dec 6
How's our planet doing? Get our latest sea level data, as seen from space.
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NASA Climate Dec 6
Researchers have analyzed more than 40,000 fires from Colorado to California between 1950 to 2017 to learn how wildfire frequency, size, location, and a few other traits have changed. Here are six trends they have observed in the western United States.
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NASA Climate Dec 6
The wintertime growth of Arctic sea ice might have partially slowed its decline over decades, new NASA research shows.
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NASA Earth Dec 5
GEDI (the Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation) is en route to the to map Earth’s forests. 🚀🛰🌳🌳🌴
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NASA Climate Dec 3
A new NASA study finds that a greenhouse gas "detergent" can recycle itself in the atmosphere in the face of rising emissions. This adds to our understanding of the future of methane and other greenhouse gases in a warming world.
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NASA Sea Level Nov 27
Let’s talk climate modeling. Did you know that some of the earliest attempts to model Earth’s climate can be traced to the ancient Greeks? Get an in-depth crash course on the topic as it relates to sea level change.
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