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STORMVEX delivers cloud data for scientists worldwide

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March 24, 2017 Share This!

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RICHLAND, Wash. — A five-month study of mountaintop clouds in Colorado's Park Range has delivered crucial information about how clouds over North America are affected by Saharan dust, about mountaintop cloud microphysics, and myriad other topics. The study, known as STORMVEX, was done by scientists working with the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Climate Research Facility. Data from the study has informed at least 11 journal articles, four reports, and three theses.

Click here for a story about Stormvex or here for more information about ARM, a Department of Energy User Facility operated by 9 DOE laboratories, including Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

Tags: Environment, Fundamental Science, Climate Science, Atmospheric Science, Aerosols

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