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It's week four of the Polarstern's voyage and you know what that means - a brand-new blog post from the students following its path.
The Atmospheric Spectroscopy Group at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) have been using the Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer (IASI) onboard Metop satellites to identify global ammonia hotspots, and they have kindly shared their findings with us.
In the same week that representatives from 195 countries are meeting in South Korea to discuss a special report on global warming (see below), new information has been released about one of the key indicators of climate change – the...
Is it possible to predict where a wildfire is likely to start? Or to say how ferociously it will burn before it has even ignited? Can satellite observations help?