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$2 million Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE Launched

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

$2 million Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE Launched

XPRIZE (www.xprize.org), the global leader in incentivized prize competitions, announced the launch of its next major competition: the $2 million Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE. The Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE aims to spur global innovators to develop accurate and affordable ocean pH sensors that will ultimately transform our understanding of ocean acidification.
A more acidic Arctic? NOAA deploys first buoy in region to monitor ...

Thursday, September 05, 2013

A more acidic Arctic? NOAA deploys first buoy in region to monitor ...

NOAA’s Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory in partnership with the Marine Research Institute in Iceland deployed the first high-latitude ocean acidification monitoring buoy in the Atlantic Ocean in early August.  The moored buoy is the first of its kind to be deployed north of the Arctic circle in a region where very little is known about how carbon dioxide (CO2) is entering the ocean environment. 
Greenhouse gases continue climbing; 2012 a record year

Thursday, August 01, 2013

Greenhouse gases continue climbing; 2012 a record year

NOAA’s updated Annual Greenhouse Gas Index (AGGI), which measures the direct climate influence of many heat-trapping gases like carbon dioxide and methane, shows 2012 continued the steady upward trend that began with the Industrial Revolution of the 1880s.  Last year, CO2 at the peak of its cycle reached 400 ppm for one month at all eight Arctic sites for the first time.
Carbon Dioxide at NOAA’s Mauna Loa Observatory reaches new milestone: ...

Friday, May 10, 2013

Carbon Dioxide at NOAA’s Mauna Loa Observatory reaches new milestone: ...

On May 9, the daily mean concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of Mauna Loa, Hawaii, surpassed 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time since measurements began in 1958.

NOAA, partners: Earth’s oceans and ecosystems still absorbing about ...

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

NOAA, partners: Earth’s oceans and ecosystems still absorbing about ...

Earth’s oceans, forests and other ecosystems continue to soak up about half the carbon dioxide emitted into the atmosphere by human activities, even as those emissions have increased, according to a study by University of Colorado and NOAA scientists published today in the journal Nature.

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