DEIMOS joins MARS and its satellite of instruments on seafloor
...ing Marine Observatory System. DEIMOS uses an echo sounder
to transmit and receive an acoustic signal used to...batteries to provide power for one week to an echo sounder
he mounted on a buoy for a past project. To operat...n the seafloor, one can't very well deploy an echo sounder
package and 312 car batteries.
The Monterey Bay...
NASA-funded carbon dioxide map of US released on Google Earth
... critical information for climate change policy decisions."
Vulcan Project data and maps will complement observations from the Atmospheric Infrared sounder
on NASA's Aqua spacecraft and the upcoming Orbiting Carbon Observatory, which is set to launch next week. This mission will use space-based instrument...
Europe cores in EUROCORES: Ocean drilling in EuroMARC
...spots for the actual coring and to get the drill sites approved by bodies like IODP. In order to map the topography of the seafloor, a multi-beam echo sounder
system is used, which is like a fanlike beam covering a huge swath of the seafloor. Additionally, sediment penetrating systems are employed, which sho...
AGU journal highlights -- July 23, 2008
... the ultraviolet data collected by the Nimbus 7 Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer and infrared data collected by the High Resolution Infrared Radiation sounder
(on NOAA's Television Infrared Observation Satellite (TIROS) Operational Vertical Sounder), Carn et al. tracked sulfur dioxide released by Hekla. They...
Satellites illuminate pollution's influence on clouds
... we can see the clouds every day and we're getting confirmation on a global scale that we have an issue here."
Jiang's team used the Microwave Limb sounder
on the A-Train's Aura satellite to measure the level of carbon monoxide in clouds. The presence of carbon monoxide implies the presence of smoke and o...
NASA presentations at American Geophysical Union Joint Assembly
...ental Quality. The collaboration uses satellite data from the Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer on NASA's Aura satellite and the Atmospheric Infrared sounder
on NASA's Aqua satellite to supplement knowledge of ozone and temperature in the lowest portions of Earth's atmosphere above Texas.
2008 Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation awarded to Fan Meng; first Chinese fellow
.... (Learn more about the other recipients and their projects at www.pewoceanscience.org ).
Because Mr. Meng and his team will establish a wider and sounder
Marine Protected Area network in the region, ocean environments in Guangdong Province will have a much better chance of being protected, to the benefi...
Planetary geoscience, paleontology, and more at GSA Annual Meeting in Denver next month
...tailed ways. This Pardee Keynote Symposium will highlight recent discoveries using these new sensors. Included will be current MARSIS and SHARAD radar sounder
results regarding ice-rich polar layered deposits, first results from CRISM's high-resolution observations of water-related deposits emplaced througho...
NASA keeps eye on ozone layer amid Montreal Protocol's success
...Bhartia, project scientist for the mission. In addition, measurements from the Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment, along with the Microwave Limb sounder
and the Halogen Occultation Experiment aboard the Upper Atmospheric Research Satellite, were important to scientists' understanding of ozone.
NASA study: Alaskan fires affected Houston air quality in 2004
...meter on the Terra satellite, aerosol data from the Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer satellite, and carbon monoxide data from the Atmospheric Infrared sounder
on the Aqua spacecraft. They tracked an air mass from the region of forest fires in western Canada and eastern Alaska on July 12-13, 2004, and followe...