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PACE: New NASA mission to monitor oceans, particles and clouds

Global ocean color observations with satellite (Image: NASA)

NASA has scheduled to launch in 2022 a new satellite mission that will extend critical climate measurements of Earth’s oceans and atmosphere and advance studies of the impact of environmental changes on ocean health, fisheries and the carbon cycle.

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Thu, 19/03/2015 - 08:30

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Using space technologies to study algal bloom

Algal bloom in the west end of Lake Erie captured by MODIS

Using a remote sensing technology that was originally developed for Mars exploration, NASA researchers are taking a closer look at algal bloom in Lake Erie in Northern America. Harmful toxic algal blooms can have a very negative impact on the environment, human health or the economy.

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Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:40

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