NASA instrument on ISS identifies more than 750 sources of greenhouse gases

The more we learn about our climate, the better equipped we are to combat the factors that harm it. So in July 2022, NASA’s Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT) instrument was launched to map 10 key minerals in some of the world’s driest regions, and how the dust kicked up in these areas affects our climate .

However, in a brand new researchData from the instrument was used to identify more than 750 point-source greenhouse gas emissions, including methane sources from landfills, agricultural sites, and oil and gas facilities.

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