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Spaceborne Laser Instruments Will Revolutionize Understanding Of Global Change

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January 12, 2000
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center--EOS Project Science Office
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The first years of the new millennium promise to revolutionize our ability to see how the natural world is changing and to answer perplexing questions about mankind's impact on the planet. For the first time, scientists will be able to peer inside forests across the world, accurately measure changes in the amount of ice in the polar caps, and get a global look at how clouds and airborne dust particles affect global warming.

Long Beach, Calif. -- The first years of the new millennium promise to revolutionize our ability to see how the natural world is changing and to answer perplexing questions about mankind's impact on the planet. For the first time, scientists will be able to peer inside forests across the world, accurately measure changes in the amount of ice in the polar caps, and get a global look at how clouds and airborne dust particles affect global warming.


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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center--EOS Project Science Office. "Spaceborne Laser Instruments Will Revolutionize Understanding Of Global Change." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 12 January 2000. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/01/000112075304.htm>.
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center--EOS Project Science Office. (2000, January 12). Spaceborne Laser Instruments Will Revolutionize Understanding Of Global Change. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 25, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/01/000112075304.htm
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center--EOS Project Science Office. "Spaceborne Laser Instruments Will Revolutionize Understanding Of Global Change." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/01/000112075304.htm (accessed April 25, 2014).

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