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NASA’s carbon cycle and ecosystems research provides knowledge of the interactions of global biogeochemical cycles and terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems with global environmental change and the implications for Earth’s climate, productivity, and natural resources.

Major Research Objectives:
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Document and understand how the global carbon cycle, terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, and land cover and use are changing
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Quantify global productivity, biomass, carbon fluxes, and changes in land cover
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Provide information about future changes in global carbon cycling and terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems for use in ecological forecasting and as inputs for improved climate change projections.

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2015 NASA Carbon Cycle & Ecosystems Joint Science Workshop

April 20-24, 2015, College Park, Maryland
+ ROSES-14 Amendment 31: Release of a new call under A.2, Land-Cover/Land-Use Change Multisource Land Imaging Science posted 8.26.2014
+ ROSES-14 Amendment 23 changes the name and reduces the scope of A.19, Science Team for the OCO Missions
posted 5.30.2014
+ The Third National Climate Assessment is out! posted 5.7.2014
+ March 4–6 2015, 3rd International A-Train Symposium 2015! posted 4.21.2014

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New NASA Probe Will Study Earth's Forests in 3-D 9.8.14


Algal Growth a Blooming Problem Space Station to Help Monitor 8.29.14


New Satellite Data Will Help Farmers Facing Drought 8.18.14


NASA Glenn and Partners Studying Lake Erie Algal Bloom 8.5.14


Quiet Year Expected for Amazon Forest Fires in 2014 7.22.14

 
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