Learn more about how NASAs modeling and data assimilation systems produce estimates of Earth’s atmospheric state. NASA Goddard shared this video on Youtube!
Better and faster computers have improved how we model and study Earth. More information is the other piece of the puzzle improving how we model and forecast our planet’s atmosphere.
Since 1980, the 10th anniversary of Earth Day, the number of observing systems, which include satellites, weather balloons, and even instruments flown on commercial airlines, have dramatically increased — from 175,000 observations gathered over a six-hour period in 1980 to around 5 million observations in 2018.
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
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