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Title: Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere (AIM)-Exploring Clouds at the Edge of Space
Url: http://aim.hamptonu.edu/
Creator: Russell, James M.
Publisher: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Description: The Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere (AIM) "satellite mission will explore Polar Mesospheric Clouds (PMCs), also called noctilucent clouds, to find out why they form and why they are changing." The website illustrates this NASA project's scientific goals, six objectives, and importance. Users can find a list of publications and links to related news stories and articles about the project. Through a series of images, individuals can learn about the instrumentation including the Solar Occultation for Ice Experiment (SOFIE) and the Cloud Imaging and Particle Size Experiment (CIPS).
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Aeronomy. Upper atmosphere -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Aqueous vapor -- Clouds -- Cloud forms and classification. Formation
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Aqueous vapor -- Clouds -- Cloud physics
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Atmospheric shells (General) -- Specific shells, A-Z -- Mesosphere. Mesopause
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Physics
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Space sciences
Key Concept: Meteorology -- Clouds
Meteorology -- Mesosphere
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
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Science Materials
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Format: html
Audience: Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
University First Cycle
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-01-02 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-06-11 14:41:49 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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