Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Measuring water content of the atmosphere from North pole to South

In discussions about global warming, carbon dioxide and methane get all of the attention, but water vapor impacts climate more than any other gas
says Princeton Engineering Professor Mark Zondlo. Flying in a modified Gulfstream, sort of a flying lab, Mark and his team took realtime data from varying altitudes to figure out patterns of water vapor and whether it has an effect on cloud formations and global warming in general.

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