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20 May 2020

News

Remote Sensing reveals that green snow is likely to spread in the Antarctic as temperatures rise

Dr Andrew Grey a researcher at the University of Cambridge and FSF (NCEO’s Field Spectroscopy Facility at the University of Edinburgh) has been working with other researchers at the University of Cambridge and the British Antarctic Survey to detect and measure green snow algae.

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11 May 2020

Blog

Earth Observation for families

NCEO has a range of family-friendly resources based on such stunning images so, if you’re looking for something to occupy yourself on a day when leaving home is not an option, read on.

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30 March 2020

News

Using Sentinel-5P to monitor Air Quality changes since the Coronavirus outbreak: a UK Expert View

Since the outbreak of the Corona virus, many regions have seen strict lock-down, curfew or other movement restrictions.  These restrictions lead to substantial reductions in traffic, particularly across cities where normally low air quality is a contributor to poor health

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30 March 2020

News

NCEO Covid-19 Update

Following recent government recommendations as a result of Covid-19 (Coronavirus), NCEO staff are working remotely for the foreseeable future consistent with practices across UK Research and Innovation, Universities and other NERC Research Centres

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10 March 2020

News

Field Spectroscopy Facility (FSF) Equipment helps Edinburgh University Researchers map retreating Andes glaciers

An Edinburgh university researcher has used thermal cameras from FSF (NCEO’s Field Spectroscopy Facility at the University of Edinburgh) to capture a bird’s-eye view of some of the highest glaciers in South America

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10 March 2020

News

World-first System Forecasts Warming of Lakes Globally

A groundbreaking study will enable scientists to better predict future warming of the world’s lakes due to climate change, and the potential threat to cold-water species such as salmon and trout

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