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Biotechnology

Dual approach planned to monitor Asia's greenhouse gases

TOKYO -- Japan's environment ministry plans to better monitor greenhouse gas emissions in Asia through a combination of space-based and ground-based observation.     

The Ibuki satellite   © Courtesy of JAXA

     The ministry will set up observation posts in Indonesia and Mongolia in fiscal 2014 and launch a new observation satellite as early as fiscal 2017. Fiscal years start in April.

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