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Earth Expeditions Blog: Lasers and Bubbles -- Solving the Arctic’s Methane Puzzle

06.18.2020
Trudging through snow up to their thighs, researchers Nicholas Hasson and Phil Hanke pull 200 pounds of equipment through boreal terrain near Fairbanks, Alaska. Once they reach their destination – a frozen, collapsing lake — they drill through two feet of ice to access frigid water containing copious amounts of methane.

Earth Day Countdown Blog: T-8–Water for Crops

04.14.2020
As the climate of our home planet changes, some places are drying out and others are getting wetter, including the land producing the food we eat.

NASA's Curious Universe: Only on Earth

04.12.2020
Episode 1 of this new podcast series features Dr. Doug Morton talking about the ways NASA keeps an eye on our home planet.
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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.

For further information, data, research, and other resources, see Biospheric Sciences Research.

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