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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.

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2017-2027 DECADAL SURVEY FOR EARTH SCIENCE AND APPLICATIONS FROM SPACE (ESAS 2017) released by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine:

ESAS 2017 will help shape science priorities and guide agency investments into the next decade. The survey, sponsored by NASA, NOAA, and the USGS, is driven by input from the scientific community and policy experts. See More


  • Eos article: The Future of the Carbon Cycle in a Changing Climate >>
  • Release of Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Science (ROSES) 2020 NRA>>
  • Delta-X Web Site Is Live: Geaux Delta-X >>
  • ICESat-2 Data Release >>
  • USGCRP News:
    Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report (2018)
    Provides a current state-of-the-science assessment of the carbon cycle in North America (i.e., the United States, Canada, and Mexico) and its connection to climate and society.

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