Global warming

NASA Targets Coastal Ecosystems with New Space Sensor

NASA has selected a space-based instrument under its Earth Venture Instrument (EVI) portfolio that will make observations of coastal waters to help protect ecosystem sustainability, improve resource management, and enhance economic activity.

Melting of Antarctica’s ice sheet responsible for 20 to 25 percent of global sea level rise – Says study

The melting of Antarctica’s ice sheet is currently responsible for 20 to 25 percent of global sea level rise, according to the study, titled “Slowdown in Antarctic Mass Loss from Solid Earth and Sea-Level Feedback.”