Thursday, January 15, 2009

Orbiting Carbon Observatory will help track sources of rising carbon dioxide

Artist's concept of NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory. (Credit: NASA/JPL)

Scientists still do not know precisely where all the carbon dioxide in our atmosphere comes from and where it goes. Now, they soon expect to get some answers to these and other compelling carbon questions, thanks to the Orbiting Carbon Observatory, a new Earth-orbiting NASA satellite set to launch in early 2009.

Orbiting Carbon Observatory Will Help Track Sources Of Rising Carbon Dioxide
Wed, 14 Jan 2009 05:00:00 GMT

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