Greenhouse gas highest since the Pliocene

An instrument near the summit of Mauna Loa in Hawaii has recorded a climate milestone: the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere there has exceeded 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in 55 years of measurement—and probably more than 3 million years of Earth history.

The Coolest Presentations at EGU 2013 - Tuesday, April 9

The Picarro InvestigatorTM for Methane Research sets outside the Austria Center Vienna (ACV) as the General Assembly 2013 of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) opens on Monday, April 8.If you're attending EGU and would like to join us for a test ride, sign-up at Booth 50. For complete details of

The Coolest Presentations at EGU 2013 - Monday, April 8

The coolest presentations on earth are taking place this week at EGU 2103 in Vienna, Austria. We'll be giving you an advance look at each day's presentations and posters from Picarro customers and scientists. For conference details, take a look at The Coolest Customers at EGU

A Google Glass app I want made: carbon emissions viewer

A post by Katie Fehrenbacher on GigaOM notes that “Google showed off a few sample apps for its augmented reality Google Glass at the SXSW festival this week.” Katie is very clear about the app at the top of her wish list, “I really want an app that helps people

New Mobile Methane Surveyor Could Put An End To The Fracking Debate

An article by Andrew Berger in CleanTechnica describes the role Picarro can play in bringing transparency to natural gas production. Here are a couple of quotes from the article:“We can identify source of methane emissions and natural gas pipeline leaks, pinpoint and quantify them on a map just by driving

Cool Ways Companies are Using the iPad

An article by Tara Struyk on Techopedia describes 9 ways innovative companies are using an iPad for business applications, including a description of how the Picarro Surv

Picarro Announces Surveyor™ for Natural Gas Emissions

Friday’s post with details of Michael Woelk’s Energy Innovation Pioneer Showcase Presentation tomorrow at CERAWeek 2013 mentioned that we would be announcing a major addition to our Surveyor™ mobile, real-time geo-informatics platform today. Well here it is!

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 (CO2) 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