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Highlights from the Literature

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2019-06-19
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Asclepias syriaca (common milkweed) relies on pollinators for movement of its pollen, and evidence suggests that its populations are declining. Image courtesy of Pixabay.

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Daymet daily surface weather and climatological summaries have been cited in nearly 300 peer-reviewed articles. Read about how this popular data product is used in research.

Aerosol Data from the ATom Mission

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2019-06-18
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The ATom aircraft prepares to depart from Punta Arenas in southern Chile on October 14, 2017. During ATom-3, the science team flew over Antarctica and below the ozone hole before continuing on their journey north over the Atlantic Ocean to Greenland and returning to California.

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Data collected by the Aerosol Microphysical Properties (AMP) instrument during the Atmospheric Tomography (ATom) Mission is now available.

Temporal Dynamics of Lake Area in the Arctic

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2019-05-14
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Near-daily CubeSat imagery was collected within four large regions across the ABoVE study area. Timeseries of lake area were derived from the CubeSat imagery for more than 80,000 lakes in these regions.

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Near-daily CubeSat imagery provides information on the seasonal dynamics of more than 80,000 lakes.

Greenhouse Gases from Arctic-CAP

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2019-05-06
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Arctic-CAP flight lines (orange) sampled Arctic and boreal regions of Alaska and Canada. Pins mark the locations of vertical profiles that were repeatedly acquired during the 2017 growing season.

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Atmospheric carbon and methane concentrations were measured during the 2017 Arctic Carbon Aircraft Profile (Arctic-CAP) flights throughout Alaska and western Canada.