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New Instrument Data From ATom

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2020-04-06
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The UCATS system is three different instruments in one enclosure: a two-channel chromatograph with electron capture detectors (one measures N2O and SF6, the other measures CH4, H2 and CO), a tunable diode laser instrument for H2O, and a dual-beam O3 photometer.

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A new dataset was collected using the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Chromatograph for Atmospheric Trace Species (UCATS).

Soil Organic Carbon Estimates for Mexico

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2020-03-30
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(A) Digital map of soil organic carbon (kg/m2) at 1 m depth and 90 m spatial resolution. The black and blue colored areas are urban areas and water bodies. (B) An area in northern Mexico illustrating the level of detail achieved by mapping across 90 m grids.

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Estimates of soil organic carbon are now available from Mexico at a 90 meter resolution.

Explaining Vegetation Greening Trends in Yellowstone

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2020-03-26
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Trends in maximum annual NDVI for natural vegetation within the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) from 1989 to 2014 (Emmett et al. 2019).

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Daymet and North American Carbon Program (NACP) data were used to study Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) trends across the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.