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NASA makes the case for space-based atmospheric CO2-detecting laser

NASA engineers have developed a new instrument for gathering around-the-clock atmospheric carbon dioxide measurements from space. The CO2 Sounder Lidar would beam a laser down to the Earth's surface and measure the wavelengths of light that reflect back to provide a much more accurate measurement of CO2 levels than existing systems, and in a wider range of conditions.

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Category: Environment

Tags:
  • Carbon Dioxide
  • Atmosphere
  • NASA
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