Monday, 27 June 2016

New Weather Patterns – 2016 May 23, 400 Part Per Million Reached in Antarctica

2016 May 23, 400 Part Per Million Reached in Antarctica Story: Figures released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration show that Antarctica's South Pole Observatory carbon dioxide observing station cleared 400 ppm (parts per million) on May 23, 2016. This is the final, and most remote, monitoring station in the world to reach this level. This concentration has not occurred in over 4 million years. This compilation illustrates the days photographed in May 2016 and multiplied in order to mark this milestone event with a work of 400 parts.

2016 May 23, 400 Part Per Million Reached in Antarctica

Edition of 5
90×75 inches
Pigment ink on cotton rag

Figures released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration show that Antarctica’s South Pole Observatory carbon dioxide observing station cleared 400 ppm (parts per million) on May 23, 2016. This is the final, and most remote, monitoring station in the world to reach this level. This concentration has not occurred in over 4 million years.

See the Guardian’s story here.

This compilation illustrates the days photographed in May 2016 and multiplied in order to mark this milestone event with a work of 400 parts.

Thursday, 23 June 2016