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ATTREX team members installing an instrument on the Global Hawk

Scientists Prepare for ATTREX Climate Study

Movie Number   EM-0097-14
Movie Date   December 6, 2011
Formats   854X480 QuickTime Movie (10.3 MB)
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NASA scientists are joining other researchers in a multi-year airborne campaign to study the humidity and chemical composition of the atmosphere's tropopause layer over the Pacific Ocean in 2013-14. Led by NASA's Ames Research Center, ATTREX will focus on small changes that may significantly impact our climate. The ATTREX team recently checked out 11 specialized instruments on a Global Hawk during several flights from NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.
Total time: 55 seconds
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Keywords   NASA scientists, Pacific Ocean, Airborne Tropical Tropopause Experiment, ATTREX, climate, Global Hawk, NASA Dryden Flight Research Center.
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