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The National Geodetic Survey has been measuring land to determine points on the ground and the angles, distances, and heights between them since the 1800s. To do this accurately, you have to understand the force of gravity. We talk with a NOAA geodesist to understand what gravity is, why and how it changes, and what it means for NOAA.
A team of researchers is working at Waquoit Bay Research Reserve on Cape Cod in Massachusetts on the Bringing Wetlands to Market project to study the connections between coastal wetlands, carbon dioxide uptake and storage, and the global carbon trading economy. Wetlands have the potential to serve as valuable assets in carbon trading markets – but only if we protect them, and don't dig up the treasure!
Nurdles are small plastic pellets that are causing a big problem. But citizen scientists are fighting back. In this episode, learn how the Nurdle Patrol is taking on these problematic pellets, and how you can get involved.
Since the early 1900’s the National Geodetic Survey has been taking photographs from airplanes to capture the Earth below. We talk with two NOAA experts about their role in emergency response imagery collection after hurricanes, and what it provides for the public.
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