How NASA scientists are turning L.A. ...

How NASA scientists are turning L.A. into one big climate-change lab

There are 1 comment on the Grist Magazine story from Mar 3, 2013, titled How NASA scientists are turning L.A. into one big climate-change lab. In it, Grist Magazine reports that:

Southern California's Mount Wilson is a lonesome, hostile peak - prone to sudden rock falls, sometimes ringed by wildfire - that nevertheless has attracted some of the greatest minds in modern science.

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Overton, TX

#1 Mar 4, 2013
Only one spacecraft in orbit right now is monitoring greenhouse gases, Japan’s Gosat (Greenhouse Gases Observing Satellite), and its resolution isn’t good enough to give an accurate picture of a city’s emissions. But in the next few years,
"NASA plans to launch the Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO-2) satellite and install a new instrument (OCO-3) on the International Space Station".
Both devices will periodically take snapshots of the “chemical weather” over population centers.“OCO-3 will have a ‘city mode’ where it rapidly starts sweeping back and forth like a whisk broom,” says Duren. He
"expects"
the satellite to take some 3,000 samples over a city in just a few seconds.
There you go again they really really don't know and don't have.

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