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Dr. Susan Kulawik Publishes Breakthrough Article on Satellite Observations of CO2

On April 27, 2017, the journal Atmospheric Chemistry Physics published an article led by Dr. Susan Kulawik introducing new analysis of near-infrared observations from the Greenhouse Gases Observing Satellite (GOSAT).  GOSAT, also known as “Ibuki”, meaning “breath” in Japanese, was…

Dr. Juan Torres-Perez Will Work with Citizen Scientists to Study the Bleaching of Coral Reefs Off of Puerto Rico

Dr. Juan Torres-Perez will lead a joint effort by BAER Institute, NASA, researchers from the University of Puerto Rico, and citizen scientists to study the bleaching of coral reefs off the coast of Puerto Rico.  Globally, coral reefs have been experiencing…

Dr. Susan Kulawik to Play Role in Upcoming Satellite Mission to Study Greenhouse Gasses

BAER’s Senior Scientist Dr. Susan Kulawik will be co-Investigator on a new NASA satellite-based mission called the Geostationary Carbon Cycle Observatory, or GeoCARB.  The mission, which, is expected to launch in 2022 as a hosted payload in on a commercial…

BAERI Scientists Involved in Over 74 Presentations at the 2016 AGU Conference

The American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, the largest Earth and Space Science meeting in the world begins Sunday, December 11, 2016 in San Francisco, California. BAERI will be well-represented, with our scientists involved in over 74 presentations. View and download…

Summer Internship for Advanced Undergraduate STEM Majors

The NASA Airborne Science Program announces the opportunity for highly motivated rising senior undergraduates to participate in an 8-week summer 2017 internship program in Earth system science using its C-23 Sherpa and ER-2 flying laboratories. The NASA Student Airborne Research…

Cover image: The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite captured this natural-color image of cloud streets over the Barents Sea and Mezhdusharsky Island on March 7, 2017. Such formations occur frequently in the region in late winter. NASA image of the day