Earth  ID: 12794

A Summer ABoVE the Warming Arctic

Scientists with NASA's Arctic Boreal Vulnerability Experiment - ABoVE - are studying how the Arctic region responds to climate change. Looking at everything from thawing permafrost underground to wildfires, the researchers are working to create a comprehensive picture of the warming Arctic.

This summer, the team brought a fleet of planes to fly over Alaska and Canada and gather data to complement measurements taken from the ground. The ABoVE campaign is designed to last for ten years.
 

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Keywords:
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Agriculture >> Soils >> Organic Matter
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Human Dimensions >> Natural Hazards >> Wildfires
SVS >> Carbon Release
SVS >> Carbon Sink
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Agriculture >> Soils >> Permafrost
SVS >> Climate Change
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Climate Indicators
SVS >> Climate
GCMD >> Location >> Arctic
NASA Science >> Earth
SVS >> HDTV

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