A CO2 monitor atop Seattle’s Space Needle supplies empirical data on the city's carbon emissions
Archiving artifacts from the sea, a natural history museum preserves precious data for scientists.
Last summer, a group of top scientists warned that our penchant for growth and consumption may be pushing earth toward an irreversible tipping point. The days when scientists could share their results with just their colleagues are over, says NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco. It's time for scientists to help solve our "wicked problems."
A little white shack with the red roof along Crissy Field holds a lot of history and houses vitally important scientific instruments.
Through the eyes of these scientists, we witness the undersea life in bloom. They clearly have one of the best offices to go to work to each day.