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NASA Releases New Eye-Popping View of Carbon Dioxide


Carbon behavior in Earth atmosphere

Using observations from NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2, scientists have developed a new model of carbon behavior in our atmosphere from Sept. 1, 2014, to Aug. 31, 2015.

Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/K. Mersmann, M. Radcliff, producers

A new NASA supercomputer project builds on the agency's satellite measurements of carbon dioxide and combines them with a sophisticated Earth system model to provide one of the most realistic views yet of how this critical greenhouse gas moves through the atmosphere.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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