CLIMATE CHANGE .
Media Teleconference - October 25, 2022
NASA leaders and EMIT science team members discuss the instrument’s ability to detect methane from space.
NASA will host a media teleconference at 3 p.m. EDT (12 p.m. PDT) Tuesday, Oct. 25, to discuss the Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation’s (EMIT) detection of methane super-emitters from orbit, a crucial, new capability that can lead to mitigation of emissions of the potent greenhouse gas.
Audio of the teleconference, as well as supporting images, will livestream on NASA’s website.
The teleconference participants will include:
- Karen St. Germain, Earth Science Division director at NASA Headquarters in Washington
- Robert Green, EMIT principal investigator, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California
- Andrew Thorpe, research technologist, JPL
- Kirt Costello, chief scientist, NASA’s International Space Station Program, Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas
The public can submit questions on social media during the teleconference using #AskNASA.