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30 Jan 2023

The mounting pressures due to climate change and the demand for actionable data have increased the urgency for more accurate and comprehensive information about the Earth's climate. WMO, the World…

27 Jan 2023

The first WMO International Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Symposium will take place in Geneva from 30.1 to 1.2.2023. The symposium will gather high-level climate scientists from all over the world to…

26 Jan 2023

Wildfires raged on in Europe in the summer of 2022, contributing to carbon emissions and increasing the fear of shrinking carbon sinks. How exactly do climate scientists study wildfires? And what…

24 Jan 2023

The 120 meter high eddy covariance tall tower Hardau, overlooking the city centre of Zurich, has now been operational for six months. The ICOS Cities research team has detected…

16 Jan 2023

The eruption of the Mauna Loa volcano on the island of Hawaii, USA, caused the data series collected by the Mauna Loa Observatory to be temporarily interrupted in November 2022. Despite the…

13 Jan 2023

 

A large proportion of CO2 emissions originate from urban areas. Thus, cities are increasingly searching for tools to reduce emissions in order to slow down the speed of climate change. A…

12 Jan 2023

Ethical guidelines are a way for organisations to guide their operations and define and commit to common values. For scientific communities, ethical operations carry an even more important meaning…

21 Dec 2022

The Voulundgaard ICOS Ecosystem station in Denmark lies in a cropland located in the Eastern part of the Skjern River catchment. The station is situated in an intensely cultivated area, as is…

20 Dec 2022

The ICOS network of 14 European countries has grown with one new member. Greece is joining ICOS with five atmosphere and ecosystem stations spread across the country. To initiate the collaboration…

20 Dec 2022

ICOS ERIC is coordinating several EU-funded projects, the latest of which is “Knowledge and Climate Services from an African Observation and Data Research Infrastructure” (KADI) clustering 16…