Video: How Do We Know: Tracking CO2 Emissions - Climate Central
2 min 2 sec
Scientist David Crisp explains how NASA tracks regional carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from space.
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This short video is an excellent short resource on how carbon dioxide is tracked from space. It not only covers scientific information, but it also covers how policymakers can make use of the data.
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David Crisp - Dr. David Crisp is a Senior Research Scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology and the Principal Investigator of the NASA Earth System Science Pathfinder Orbiting Carbon Observatory mission. His research has focused primarily on the development of radiative transfer algorithms for remote sensing and climate models of Venus, Earth, and Mars.