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Notes From the Field : Boreal Summer

Scientists returned to central Alaska's boreal forests to measure plant activity during the peak of summer.

Sepulveda Carlo Discusses Climate on CNN Argentina

Edil Sepulveda Carlo (618/SSAI) participated on a live morning interview with CNN Argentina in Buenos Aires discussing the recent record-setting temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere, the heatwaves and fires in North America and Europe, the science and consequences for society of climate change, and what is expected in the Southern Hemisphere for the coming months.

Goddard Monitors Smoke from Canada Wildfires

An unusually intense start to Canada’s wildfire season filled skies with smoke in May 2023. Then, at the beginning of June, scores of new fires raged in the eastern Canadian province of Quebec. NASA’s Aqua satellite, operated at Goddard, has captured imagery of the smoke. The Global Modeling and Assimilation Office (GMAO) based at Goddard has computed models of where the smoke may travel in coming days.
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The Biospheric Sciences Laboratory studies terrestrial ecosystems and their interactions with the atmosphere using multiscale remote sensing, mathematical modeling, and advanced analytical techniques. This research allows Laboratory scientists to characterize and predict environmental changes due to natural and anthropogenic processes at local to global scales.

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