Connect with us

Science

Climate emissions shrinking the stratosphere, scientists reveal – The Guardian

Exclusive: Thinning indicates profound impact of humans and could affect satellites and GPS

Published

on

ADVERTISEMENT

Greenhouse gas emissionsExclusive: Thinning indicates profound impact of humans and could affect satellites and GPS
Humanitys enormous emissions of greenhouse gases are shrinking the stratosphere, a new study has revealed.
The thickness of the atmospheric layer has contracted by 400 metres since the 1980s, the researchers found, and will thin by about another kilometre by 2080 without major cuts in emissions. The changes have the potential to affect satellite operations, the GPS navigation system…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

You might also like ...

Article feature image
Researcher introduces new CRISPR 3.0 system for highly efficient gene activation in plants – Phys.org
Article feature image
Why is there so little water left on Mars? – The Conversation US