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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Estimating Black Carbon Reaching the Environment

From #NASA:

The amount of black carbon, or soot, that reaches the Arctic is currently poorly estimated. In addition to absorbing sunlight while aloft, which heats the air, black carbon darkens white snow when it settles on the surface, accelerating snowmelt. New scrutiny will help combine satellite observations with modeling and monitoring efforts to better understand the impacts. Details:

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