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Carbon dioxide

Yatir station
10.01.2019

A new method of measuring how forests moderate the climate gets tested under extreme conditions

illustration: CO2-eating E coli
23.06.2016

Weizmann Institute scientists engineer bacteria to create sugar from the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide

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Satellite image showing a patch of bright waters associated with a bloom of phytoplankton in the Barents Sea off Norway. Image courtesy of Norman Kuring, Ocean Color Group at Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA
21.10.2014

Understanding how viruses attack giant algal blooms may help us understand their role in fixing global carbon
 

Biosphere-Atmosphere Mobile Research Lab
02.07.2013

A method devised by Institute scientists may help researchers get a grip on CO2 absorption by plants

 

(l-r) Drs. Eyal Rotenberg and David Asaf, Prof. Dan Yakir and Yakir Preisler. Lab on wheels
04.11.2011

With the new Biosphere-Atmosphere Research Mobile Lab, researchers now can bring the lab to the forest. 

Old newsprint /Shironeko Euro. History behind the print
04.11.2011

Old paper preserves records of air pollution from over 100 years ago.

Paper Archives Reveal Pollution’s History
08.02.2011
A new source of climate records is as close as the nearest university library: Back issues of magazines reveal the rise in...
(l-r) Dr. Eyal Rotenberg and Prof. Dan Yakir. Staying cool
01.05.2010

Understanding the factors that heat, as well as cool forests may help estimate future climate change

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illustration: heating up of the Earth (global warming)
01.05.2004

Several research projects in the Environmental Sciences and Energy Research Department at the Weizmann Institute are aimed at...

Prof. Dan Yakir. On carbon dioxide's trail
01.10.2003

Insights into the "riddle of the missing carbon dioxide"

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