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Biosphere 2, 3 and One

Posted by on Jul 31, 2011 in Ecology | 5 comments

Biosphere 2, 3 and One

In Oracle, about an hour drive outside of Tuscon, the capitol of Arizona/USA, is a research facility called Biosphere 2 (1). The task is very ambitious as the name Biosphere 2 indicates.  It tries to emulate Biosphere 1, which is Earth. The main objective was to acquire the knowledge and experience for building such closed circuit stations in outer space. The other objective was to better understand the interaction- and dependence of the different Ecosystems on earth. It is not clear what...

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