climate monitoring

New European project launched to address shortcomings in climate data

A major European joint research project has kicked off to establish the infrastructure and expertise needed to make earth measurements which are sufficiently accurate to make reliable predictions about the effects of climate change.

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Tue, 08/11/2011 - 11:33

NASA Finally Launches New Climate Satellite, Highlighting Need For Funding New Monitoring Capabilities

In the predawn hours last Friday, the National Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System Preparation Project satellite (let’s just call it NPP for short) was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, five years after its originally scheduled launch date.

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Thu, 03/11/2011 - 13:52

New NPP Satellite to Improve Land, Ocean, Ozone Observations

A new type of Earth-observing satellite has been launched into orbit. The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Preparatory Project, or NPP, will fly at an altitude of 824 km in a

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Thu, 03/11/2011 - 13:45
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