CATS Stories

Africa, From a CATS Point of View

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From Saharan dust storms to icy clouds to smoke on the opposite side of the continent, the first image from NASA’s newest cloud- and aerosol-measuring instrument provides a profile of the atmosphere above Africa. The Cloud-Aerosol Transport System instrument (CATS),…

Article9 years ago

NASA’s CATS Eyes Clouds, Smoke and Dust from the Space Station

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Turn on any local TV weather forecast and you can get a map of where skies are blue or cloudy. But for scientists trying to figure out how clouds affect the Earth’s environment, what’s happening inside that shifting cloud cover…

Article10 years ago