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Fri, 21/04/2017

Scientists are preparing for the launch of a UK-French satellite that will measure greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, following official endorsement of the project today. The initiative will be the first European mission to monitor and characterise the flow of carbon dioxide gas from natural and man-made sources and its absorption by the atmosphere, ocean, and land.

Artist's impression of Microcarb satellite CNES

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Thu, 20/04/2017

Academics from the School of GeoSciences awarded funds on two research projects as part of a £8.6m UK research programme on greenhouse gas removal.  New research will investigate ways to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere to counteract global warming.

Greenhouse Gas Removal

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