The Planets Pulse, Climate change: Vital Signs & The St. Helens Trespasser

Monitoring the Planet’s Pulse – Resource Watch

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Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet

The mission of “Global Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet” is to provide the public with accurate and timely news and information about Earth’s changing climate, along with current data and visualizations, presented from the unique perspective of NASA, one of the world’s leading climate research agencies.

The Mount St. Helens Trespasser

As the volcano spewed smoke and ash, Rogers strapped on a pair of skis to meticulously map the web of logging roads crisscrossing the forest. He spent the next few weeks covertly hiking into the volcano’s crater and distributing rock samples and photographs to geologists at Portland State University, even as the mountain’s north side began to bulge. The scientists at Portland State didn’t condone this shady collection process, but data was data, and Rogers had plenty of it.

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