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Missions: Decadal Survey
Following completion of the first decadal survey in 2007, the National Research Council (NRC) prioritized 15 satellite missions to enable NASA to provide the public with ongoing information about global climate and climate change. To comprehensively address the state of climate change, these decadal survey missions span multiple Earth science disciplines and are organized into three time-phased tiers. To learn more about the program, visit http://decadal.gsfc.nasa.gov/ and http://nasascience.nasa.gov/earth-science/decadal-surveys.
|3D Winds (Demo)||Concept, Future|
|Active Sensing of CO2 Emissions over Nights, Days, and Seasons (ASCENDS)||Future, Pre-Formulation|
|Aerosol-Cloud-Ecosystems (ACE)||Future, Pre-Formulation|
|Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory (CLARREO)||Future, Pre-Formulation|
|Deformation, Ecosystem Structure and Dynamics of Ice (DESDynI)||Eliminated|
|Geostationary Coastal and Air Pollution Events (GEO-CAPE)||Future, Pre-Formulation|
|Global Atmosphere Composition Mission (GACM)||Concept, Future|
|Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow On (GRACE-FO)||Future, Implementation|
|Hyperspectral Infrared Imager (HyspIRI)||Future, Pre-Formulation|
|Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2)||Future, Implementation|