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Eye in the sky offers clearest vision of Earth

Nature News - Mon 16 Oct 17

The world’s latest carbon-monitoring satellite has advanced our understanding of how the planet functions. US politicians should take note.

NASA satellite spots cause of unprecedented spike in atmospheric CO2

Gizmag - Mon 16 Oct 17

Since the Industrial Revolution in the early 1800s, atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations have been steadily increasing, but 2015 and 2016 saw an unprecedented spike. Now, ...

Huge spike in global carbon emissions linked to El Nino

Phys.org - Fri 13 Oct 17

A huge spike in carbon emissions seen in the past couple of years has puzzled scientists, since there was no evidence of a rise in human activities, like fossil fuel burning, that might explain ...

Satellites are giving us a commanding view of Earth's carbon cycle

Phys.org - Fri 13 Oct 17

The job of monitoring Earth's carbon cycle and humanity's carbon dioxide emissions is increasingly supported from above, thanks to the terabytes of data pouring down to Earth from satellites.

Nasa carbon space observatory 'watches Earth breathe'

BBC News - Fri 13 Oct 17

A US space agency satellite provides new insights on how CO2 is moved through Earth's atmosphere.

Spikes in carbon emissions detected with NASA satellite

Phys.org - Thu 12 Oct 17

Data from a circling NASA satellite shows spikes in carbon emissions worldwide, particularly in winter, along with new insights into the rising levels of pollutants that drive global warming, ...

NASA Satellite Records Big Increase in Carbon Dioxide

Extremetech - Mon 16 Oct 17

A dramatic spike in carbon dioxide was detected, and it could be a sign that tropical forest regions are not able to keep absorbing such a large volume of carbon from the atmosphere. The post ...

NASA Satellite Sees Overheated Tropical Forests Oozing with Carbon Dioxide

SPACE.com - Fri 13 Oct 17

NASA's latest carbon dioxide-mapping satellite has detected a dramatic spike in the amount of the greenhouse gas, measuring the largest annual increase Earth has seen in at least 2,000 years.

NASA observatory highlights the importance of studying CO2 on Earth: it’s connected to everything

ZME Science - Fri 13 Oct 17

Groundbreaking data allows us to study carbon dioxide in unprecedented detail.

Orbiting Carbon Observatory 2 satellite reveals carbon cycle details

CandEN - Fri 13 Oct 17

Analyses show seasonal and El Niño effects on carbon dioxide flux, ability to monitor plant growth

Forest fires in Indonesia, a hotter Africa, and a warmer, drier Amazon contributed to three consecutive years of record-setting global temperatures, which were primarily driven by human-generated greenhouse gases.

Discovery News - Fri 13 Oct 17

Credit: Adek Berry/AFP/Getty ImagesThe recent Pacific Ocean hot streak known as El Niño led to a surge in carbon dioxide emissions from natural sources across the tropics, ...

Another El Nino problem: More carbon dioxide in air

Daily Mail - Thu 12 Oct 17

NASA researchers found that the 2015-2016 El Niño made it more difficult for plants to suck up man-made carbon emissions and sparked fires that released more carbon into the atmosphere. ...

Heat and drought led to the largest recorded spike in carbon levels

Engadget - Thu 12 Oct 17

In 2015 and 2016, NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) satellite recorded spikes in the levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration. These were 50 percent larger ...

NASA Satellite Reveals Source of El Niño-Fueled Carbon Dioxide Spike

SPACE.com - Thu 12 Oct 17

NASA's OCO-2 satellite observed carbon dioxide response to one of strongest El Niños on record.

NASA Satellite Reveals Source of El Niño-Fueled Carbon Dioxide Spike , Livescience - Thu 12 Oct 17

How NASA tracks carbon emissions from space to better understand — and deal with — climate change

L.A. Times - Thu 12 Oct 17

Fires, drought and warmer temperatures were to blame for excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere during the 2015-2016 El Niño, scientists with NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 say. The ...

A NASA satellite that monitors CO2 is revealing the inner workings of our planet

The Verge - Thu 12 Oct 17

Thanks to a NASA satellite that’s been mapping the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide in the atmosphere in unprecedented detail, scientists are learning much more about how plants work, ...

NASA: Carbon Dioxide Spike Caused by Three Tropical Hotspots

Laboratory Equipment - Mon 16 Oct 17

NewsThree hotspots at the Equator, warmed by the most recent El Niño, drove a sharp spike in global carbon dioxide increases in 2015 and 2016, according to observations from a NASA satellite. ...

Another El Nino problem: More carbon dioxide in air

AP - Thu 12 Oct 17

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A NASA satellite has found another thing to blame on El Nino: A recent record high increase of carbon dioxide in the air....

NASA's CO~2~-Tracking Satellite Deconstructs Earth's Carbon Cycle

Wired Science - Thu 12 Oct 17

Five new studies show how rising temperatures could push the planet's carbon sinks to their limits.