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American Chemical Society to Honor Keeling Curve in June 12 Ceremony

 

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Scripps Oceanography lab monitoring atmospheric CO2 named National Historic Chemical Landmark
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How are CO2 Data Processed?

800px_Large_mauna_loaScientists make CO2 measurements in remote locations to obtain air that is representative of a large volume of Earth’s atmosphere and relatively free from local influences that could skew readings. Continue reading How are CO2 Data Processed?

How do CO2 levels relate to ice ages and sea-level?

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An ice core collected by the DISC (Deep Ice Sheet Coring) drill from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet

In a recent comment, a reader posted a graphic in which CO2 and sea-level rise appear to be correlated throughout the last 700,000 years. Continue reading How do CO2 levels relate to ice ages and sea-level?