And with research continuing into more specifics of how it affects us and other areas of the country, a group of students at ASU has developed a satellite that will be able to observe and provide data on the urban heat island from far above the earth.
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A forest of 1,200 mechanical “trees,” designed by Silicon Kingdom Holdings and Arizona State University scientists, is poised to pull more carbon dioxide out of the air than any human-made endeavor before it.
Its destination: the International Space Station. The rocket is carrying a payload made by students at Arizona State University and funded in part by a grant from NASA.
The Star-Planet Activity Research CubeSat [SPARCS] is the newest small space telescope being built at Arizona State University's School of Earth and Space Exploration.
Last time, researchers were unprepared for the marine heat wave, said Greg Asner, director of the Center for Global Discovery and Conservation Science at Arizona State University, who is based in Hawaii part of the year.