Satellites Find Source of Aurora Explosions

Satellites Find Source of Aurora Explosions

An international team led by Hiroshi Hasegawa and Naritoshi Kitamura (ISAS/JAXA) analyzed data taken by the U.S.-Japan collaborative GEOTAIL mission and NASA's MMS satellites, finding that the interaction between the magnetic fields of Earth and the Sun, or more precisely the phenomenon known as magnetic reconnection, can feed aurora explosions.

GOSAT Records Highest Carbon Dioxide Concentrations

GOSAT Records Highest Carbon Dioxide Concentrations

A recent analysis of data from the Greenhouse gases Observing SATellite IBUKI (GOSAT) shows that the global atmospheric monthly mean CO2 concentration observed vertically through the whole atmosphere exceeded 400 ppm in December 2015 for the first time since GOSAT was launched in 2009.

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