National University of Costa Rica

COSTA RICA — Ricardo Sánchez-Murillo of the National University of Costa Rica is a Hydrologist who foresees water challenges affecting even the wettest regions of the globe, such as Central America. Applying his experience gained from the University of Idaho-Moscow, he’s intent on finding solutions by studying Costa Rica’s little

European Competition Network

Integrated Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gas Observing System CABAUW, NETHERLANDS — While carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) currently contributes to two-thirds of anthropogenic radiative forcing, the effects from other greenhouse gases (GHGs), such as methane and nitrous oxide, remain largely uncharacterized and could significantly impact the future of global climate change. In

Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro

José Marcus Godoy Professor of Chemistry BRAZIL — The Brazilian bottled mineral water market is valued at a sizeable multi-billion liters produced annually. This large bottled water production associated with a surge in its seasonal demand presents a tempting opportunity for counterfeits to make their way into the Brazilian marketplace.

Danish Council for Independent Research

BERMUDA — Hans-Christian Steen-Larsen is a Postdoctoral Researcher affiliated with the Danish Council for Independent Research, Denmark and CIRES, University of Colorado - Boulder, USA. Bermuda and Greenland are two locations rarely mentioned together in the same breath, but for my research they are quite interconnected. After spending many field

Picarro's Superflux at the Cabauw Superstation: InGOS Flux Instrument Trial

While carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) currently contributes to two-thirds of anthropogenic radiative forcing, the effects from other greenhouse gases (GHGs), such as methane and nitrous oxide, remain largely uncharacterized and could significantly impact the future of global climate change. In order to address uncertainties in emissions, the Integrated non-CO

Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy (CRDS) Seminar in Japan, July 2012

Climate and earth scientists gathered in Tokyo for a seminar on Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy (CRDS) hosted by Picarro’s partners in Japan, Sanyo Trading Co. Ltd. Special guest speakers, Dr. Naohiro Yoshida of Tokyo Institute of Technology, Dr. Hideki Nara of the National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) and Dr. Yoshito

Bermuda Prepares for Hurricane Leslie

Hans-Christian Steen-Larsen is a Postdoctoral Researcher affiliated with the Danish Council for Independent Research, Denmark and CIRES, University of Colorado - Boulder, USA.

Dr. Joe Galewsky on Measuring Water Vapor in the World’s Driest Desert

I had the opportunity to speak with one of our customers, Dr. Joe Galewsky of the University of New Mexico at Albuquerque, on his long term water vapor isotope monitoring project in Chile. The location offers a unique opportunity to understand how climate change is affecting the atmospheric water vapor

NASA Ames Research Center

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA — My name is Rebecca Vincent. I attend Gunn High School and am interning at Picarro for the summer. I had the opportunity to visit the NASA Ames Research Center with several colleagues, Yoonah Danskin, Melissa Palmer, and Gloria Jacobson to watch the launch of the Alpha

NOAA Earth System Research Lab

Jim Butler, Director, Global Monitoring, NOAA Earth System Research Lab BOULDER, CO — According to their website, the Global Monitoring Division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Earth System Research Laboratory (NOAA/ESRL/GMD) “ conducts sustained observations and research related to source and sink strengths, trends, and global distributions of

YAK-AEROSIB (Airborne Extensive Regional Observations in SIBeria)

Dr. Jean-Daniel Paris, Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l’Environnement - Gif sur Yvette Cedex, France Dr. Mikhail Arshinov, Institute of Atmospheric Optics - Tomsk, Russia FRANCE / RUSSIA — With a large percentage of its area covered by forest (800×106 hectares) and huge stocks of carbon (roughly 320

Shepson Atmospheric Chemistry Group, Purdue University

Professor Zhonghe Pang Hydrogeologist, Institute of Geology and Geophysics BEIJING, CHINA — I had the opportunity to speak with one of our customers, Dr. Zhonghe Pang of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, on using water isotopes to understand and mitigate climate change including: land use and ground water recharge, modeling

Marine Sciences Institute, UC Santa Barbara

Dr. Ira Leifer, Marine Sciences Institute, UC Santa Barbara SANTA BARBARA, CA — UC Santa Barbara scientists, Dr. Ira Leifer, Paige Farrell and Dan Culling recently completed a methane measurement transect of the southern US while en-route to deliver their Picarro flux analyzer to a waiting ship in Louisiana. The