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Geocarb: A New View of Carbon Over the Americas

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GeoCarb earth science mission

Artist's illustration of a concept for NASA's GeoCarb mission, which will map concentrations of key carbon gases above the Americas from geostationary orbit.

Credit: NASA/Lockheed Martin/University of Oklahoma

A new NASA Earth science mission in the early stages of design may achieve a transformational advance in our understanding of the global carbon cycle by mapping concentrations of key carbon gases from a new vantage point: geostationary orbit.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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