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March 27th, 2012

Subglacior

Studying ice-cores extracted from the Antarctic enables us to learn more about the composition of the air in earlier times – valuable information for studying climate variations.
In order to obtain data from even earlier ice layers, a team from the Laboratory of Glaciology and Environmental Geophysics in Grenoble, France is now working on a new [...]

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August 5th, 2011

Preclide

Numerous studies carried out all over the world indicate that greenhouse gases emitted through human activity are the chief cause of current global warming [...]

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Sylvain Taboni

Sylvain Taboni

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August 5th, 2011

Global Carbon Atlas

The purpose of the Global Carbon Project is to enable scientists from all over the world to share information on carbon flows and stimulate international debate on ways and means to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases.
This new project is designed to make accessible all the information on these flows that has been collected and [...]

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Sophie Bonnaud-Le Roux

Sophie Bonnaud-Le Roux

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August 5th, 2011

eFOCE

Every day, the world’s oceans absorb a quarter of all CO2 emissions. Dissolving in the sea, the gas changes its chemical composition… [...]

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Sylvain Taboni

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August 5th, 2011

AAA: Access to climate Archives despite Asbestos

The French Meteorological Office and France’s National Archives have joined forces in order to make available some
2 km of historic climate archives. The task is complicated by the fact that some of the data is currently stored in buildings contaminated by asbestos.
This valuable data will soon be computerised and indexed so that the world scientific [...]

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Sophie Bonnaud-Le Roux

Sophie Bonnaud-Le Roux

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