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International Women’s Day is all about celebrating inspiring and impactful women, and sharing knowledge on how we could do better. ICOS is lucky to have many impressive female scientists in the…

As the Earth’s largest ecosystem, the ocean absorbs massive amounts of carbon and excess heat from the atmosphere. Despite its pivotal role in climate change, global ocean observations have thus…

African and European research organisations are working together in designing an infrastructure concept fitted for the specific characteristics of the tropics and the African continent.

As part of the latest ICOS Ocean Monitoring Station Assembly, a QuinCe workshop took place in Paris in December 2022. The workshop gathered 35 participants to receive training on QuinCe quality…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

 

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…