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August 2015


Measuring and Mapping Sources, Sinks of CO2 in the Atmosphere

By Carla Wheeler
Esri Writer

Noel Cressie, an expert in spatial and spatiotemporal statistics, describes his work analyzing climate models and assisting a team at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in understanding the data coming in from NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) satellite. A sensitive instrument on OCO-2 is measuring carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere. Read the interview with Cressie.

Measuring and Mapping Sources, Sinks of CO2 in the Atmosphere
Global atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations from October 1 through November 11, 2014, as recorded by NASA's OCO-2 satellite. (Image courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech.)

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