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Loss of Carbon Observatory Highlights Gaps in Data

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Science  06 Mar 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5919, pp. 1276-1277
DOI: 10.1126/science.323.5919.1276

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With rising temperatures altering a variety of ecological and weather systems on Earth, the current patchwork of sensors can't answer all the questions that scientists are asking, including the important question of how much carbon is being absorbed and where.