Earth  ID: 12482

NASA to Explore Volcanoes, Coral Reefs, and Snowpacks

2016 was a big year for NASA’s field campaigns studying our changing planet, and 2017 will be just as exciting. New Earth science missions include HyspIRI, which will collect data on coral reef health and volcanic gas emissions; PACE, which will monitor the diversity of oceanic phytoplankton and their impact on the marine carbon cycle; and SnowEx, which will help determine how much water is stored in Earth’s terrestrial snow-covered regions.

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Keywords:
SVS >> Climate
SVS >> Coral Reefs
SVS >> Earth
SVS >> Airplane
SVS >> Plankton
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Air Quality
SVS >> Glaciers
NASA Science >> Earth

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 8.0.0.0.0