Tracking climate change from space Today’s Video of the Day comes from NASA Goddard and features a look at how satellites can help scientists track climate change from space.
While normal satellite data can measure oceans and provide information about our atmosphere, it is much more challenging to measure how high things are. Satellites and other space technologies could be used to help mitigate the effects of climate change. . Dozens of states operate satellites for research, communications
But the ICESat-2 satellite provides that third dimension perspective of elevation. Measurements from the satellite allows scientists to track changes in ice sheets. In order to estimate glacial mass changes, scientists need to know their height. Following the publication of the 2021 United Nations climate report, Secretary-General António Guterres warned that the findings were “a code red for humanity.
Tracking Climate Change With Satellites and Artificial Intelligence (2022-2023) Background Climate change is beginning to impact infrastructure, transportation, energy, food and water. NASA has released the first snapshots of Earth taken with its new highly sensitive satellite which is designed to capture high-resolution images of the planet. Tracking climate change from space. Temperature, precipitation, climate, and more visualized by state and demographic data.
Video Credit: NASA Goddard