Space Lasers Take Aim at the Wind
Scientists hope to employ lidar - light detection
and ranging - to provide higher quality snapshots of the winds
that travel the globe.
Global Hydrology and Climate Center -- a joint venture between government and academia to study the global water cycle and its effect on Earth's climate.
The Multi-center Airborne Coherent Atmospheric Wind Sensor -- home page; from the GHCC
Why Are Measurements of Winds from Space Needed? -- information from the Global Hydrology and Climate Center
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