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NASA’s Mineral Dust Detector Starts Gathering Data

In Brief: Newly installed on the space station, the instrument, called EMIT, will help answer questions about how mineral dust from Earth’s arid regions affects...

US-European Satellite Will Make World’s First Global Freshwater Survey

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In Brief: A NASA-led study links bird migration timing to large-scale climate patterns originating thousands of miles away. Every spring, migratory birds arrive in the continental...

NASA’s New Mineral Dust Detector Readies for Launch

In Brief: Designed to analyze airborne dust to see how it might affect climate, the EMIT mission launches to the International Space Station on Thursday,...

NASA Highlights Climate Research on Cargo Launch, Sets Coverage

In Brief: Riding aboard will be EMIT, a mission developed at JPL to identify the composition of airborne mineral dust from Earth’s arid regions and...

Opposition to mining in County Clare grows as prospecting license granted

6 July 2022   Over recent months, local opposition has been building against possible mineral prospecting in east Clare. Resistance in East Clare  Opposition was largely spurred on...

Opposition to mining in Clare grows as licensing looms

6 July 2022   Over recent months, local opposition has been building against possible mineral prospecting in east Clare. Resistance in East Clare  Opposition was largely spurred on...

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