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Topic: Earth Sciences: Atmospheric Science
06.30.2009 11:12 AM

By Hui Su

The Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) on NASA’s Aura satellite measures a suite of atmospheric gases, temperature and cloud ice in the limb view of Earth’s atmosphere from microwave thermal emissions. I use mainly the MLS water vapor and cloud ice products to study climate variabilities. Some of my colleagues in the MLS group make use of MLS products, such as carbon monoxide (CO), ozone (O3), nitrous oxide (N2O), chlorine monoxide (CLO), nitric acid (HNO3), HCL, and HCN, etc, to study atmospheric tracer ...Read More on ''

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