Latest Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment Stories
NASA is planning to launch a new, highly-sophisticated space-based ozone sensor to help monitor the layer of atmosphere that helps protect the planet from some of the sun’s harshest UV rays.
HAMPTON, Va., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After nine years in a clean room, an instrument that studies the Earth's atmosphere and protective ozone layer has been returned to service. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110302/DC57724) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA's Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment III-ISS (SAGE III-ISS) will measure ozone, water vapor and aerosols in the atmosphere when it is attached to the International...
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A new study partially funded by NASA and using data from several NASA instruments has shown that those late 2003 solar storms, which deposited huge quantities of energetic solar particles into Earth's atmosphere, combined forces with another natural atmospheric process last spring to produce the largest decline ever recorded in upper stratospheric ozone over the Arctic and the northern areas of North America, Europe and Asia.
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