Solar observatories at sunset at NOAA/Scripps atmospheric and solar observatory, Mauna Loa Hawaii. The tower at right is where air is analysed for CO2 content. See http://www.worldviewofglobalwarming.org/pages/maunaloa.php
Air is collected on this 27 m tower and several shorter towers, and analyzed for CO2 content on Mauna Loa, Hawaii. See http://www.worldviewofglobalwarming.org/pages/maunaloa.php
Mauna Loa Hawaii NOAA/Scripps atmospheric and space observatory. Air is collected on the 27 m tower (left) and analyzed for CO2 content -- the longest continuous record of atmospheric CO2 concentrations available in the world.
Meteorological instruments at the Mauna Loa Hawaii NOAA/Scripps atmospheric observatory. Air is collected on the 27 m tower (left) and analyzed for CO2 content. See http://www.worldviewofglobalwarming.org/pages/maunaloa.php
“The Keeling Curve.” Dr. Charles Keeling began continuous direct measurements of CO2 in the atmosphere here on Mauna Loa, Hawaii, in 1958. See http://www.worldviewofglobalwarming.org/pages/maunaloa.php
A vial of air at the Mauna Loa, Hawaii, atmospheric CO2 measurement lab tower. In April 2011 the concentration was 392.65 ppm — in 2015 it is continuously above 400 ppm.
The minus-30 degree C cold room storing hundreds of ice cores from polar and mountain glaciers by Lonnie Thompson, Ellen Mosley-Thompson and others, at Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, Ohio State University. See Glaciers
Technician checks a glacier ice core in a below-freezing lab at Lonnie Thompson’s Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, Ohio State University. See Glaciers
National Renewable Energy Lab main campus, Golden, Colorado: Visitor Center, Research Support Facility and Energy Systems Integration Facility.
National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden Colorado, view of courtyard of the Research Support Facility building which is LEED Platinum with passive and active solar energy features.
Energy Integration Visualization Room at National Renewable Energy Laboratory Energy System Integration Facility (ESIF), where researchers and partners can visualize experiments in the electricity thermal and fuel labs.
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s high performance computing center in the Energy System Integration Facility is here analyzing air flow and turbulence in a simulated field of wind turbines.
Atlantic Ocean plankton is inventoried at the Marine Biological Association, Plymouth, UK, after being captured in a Continuous Plankton Recorder towed by a freighter — a study of Atlantic Ocean life begun in 1931.