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Microsoft scientists deploying sensors in Amazon Jungle

In the Amazon, Microsoft scientists are deploying sensors on the forest floor, measuring the rate of decay and then gauging the impact on global warming.

At the Green Net conference in San Francisco, Microsoft's chief environmental strategist, Rob Bernard, talks about how the company is examining climate change by studying carbon cycles and the massive amounts of carbon sequestered in the top layers of soils around the world. For example, in the Amazon, Microsoft scientists are deploying sensors on the forest floor, measuring the rate of decay and then gauging the impact on global warming.