UARS
21 Sep 2009
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UARS measured winds and temperatures in the stratosphere as well as the energy input from the Sun. It helped define the role of the upper atmosphere in climate and climate variability.

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​UARS​

Credit: NASA
RAL Space Involvement

Improved Stratospheric and Mesospheric Sounder, Microwave Limb Sounder​

Subject
Atmospheric Science

Main Objectives
Measured ozone and chemical compounds found in the ozone layer.

Launch Date
15 Sep 1991

UK Funding Sources
SERC​​

Further Project Information
NASA (link opens in a new window)




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