Latest Greenhouse Gases Observing Satellite Stories

NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 Satellite Arrives At Launch Site
2014-05-02 03:28:08

A NASA spacecraft designed to make precise measurements of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere is at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., to begin final preparations for launch.

CO2 On The Rise Satellite Images
2013-09-04 13:04:37

An ESA report says satellite observations indicate that carbon dioxide in our atmosphere continues to increase, despite global efforts to curb emissions.

NASA Scientists Use Satellites To Measure Plant Health
2013-07-24 15:25:26

NASA scientists have established a new way to use satellites to measure what's occurring inside plants at a cellular level.

2009-01-24 14:05:00

Based on a cooperative agreement, ESA has been delivering data from ALOS – Japan's four-ton Earth Observation satellite – to users across Europe and Africa since its launch three years ago. ESA’s efforts have been recognized by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency with an award of appreciation.

2009-01-23 17:22:33

The first greenhouse gas monitoring satellite was launched into space Friday from the space center on the Japanese island of Tanegashima. Aboard the H2A rocket was Ibuki, the world's first greenhouse-gas monitoring satellite, and seven baby satellites, The China Post reported. The development cost for

2009-01-23 12:20:00

Japan launched its Greenhouse Gases Observing Satellite (GOSAT) on Friday, in hopes of gathering unprecedented information on how the earth emits carbon dioxide and methane across the globe.

2009-01-07 11:52:49

Japan is set to launch its Greenhouse Gases Observing Satellite (GOSAT) this month in an effort to monitor the emissions of carbon dioxide and methane around the world.

2008-08-01 06:00:19

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Tokyo, Aug. 1 Kyodo - Bunmei Ibuki, the Liberal Democratic Party's secretary general, will be appointed as finance minister in the Cabinet reshuffle Friday, political sources said.

2005-06-10 20:50:00

Follow the carbon – this is the mantra of researchers seeking to understand climate change and forecast its likely extent. A workshop heard how improved detection of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from space promises to revolutionise carbon cycle understanding.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.