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Meet the NASA Scientist Who Uses Lasers to Study Forests

This researcher shoots lasers at trees in order to measure how much carbon forests store.

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By Arlo Perez

Using laser technology aboard the International Space Station, Lola Fatoyinbo can get a 3D measure of forest carbon—making it the first near-global dataset.

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