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Tell Me Why: Climate Science Is So Important

Tell Me Why: Climate Data Matter

What’s seen from the sky can tell us a lot about what’s happening on Earth. Scientists rely on data gleaned from satellites for information on how our climate already has changed, and for clues on how it might change in the future. Scientist Jeff Privette tells us more in Tell Me Why, a NOAA-funded series that explains key climate concepts.

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Greenland and San Francisco Bay Greenland has been shedding billions of tons of ice in 2007, the melted equivalent of draining San Francisco Bay every 10 days

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