Gerst: "As a special type of Earth observation, sun glint pictures reveal an amazing amount of detail."
European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst is staying on the International Space Station for six months as part of his Blue Dot Expedition 40/41 mission.
Image Credit: ESA/NASA, Alexander Gerst
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The Keeling Curve is a graph which plots the ongoing change in concentration of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere since 1958. Many scientists credit Keeling's graph with first bringing the world's attention to the current increase of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
The agency's research encompasses solar activity, sea level rise, the temperature of the atmosphere and the oceans, the state of the ozone layer, air pollution, and changes in sea ice and land ice. NASA scientists regularly appear in the mainstream press as climate experts. So how did the space agency end up taking such a big role in climate science?
Find out: http://bit.ly/NASAs_role
Animation created from NASA's Eyes on the Earth 3D web app: http://bit.ly/Eyes_on_the_Earth
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