Articles | Volume 10, issue 6
23 Mar 2010
 | 23 Mar 2010

First climatology of polar mesospheric clouds from GOMOS/ENVISAT stellar occultation instrument

K. Pérot, A. Hauchecorne, F. Montmessin, J.-L. Bertaux, L. Blanot, F. Dalaudier, D. Fussen, and E. Kyrölä

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Subject: Clouds and Precipitation | Research Activity: Remote Sensing | Altitude Range: Mesosphere | Science Focus: Physics (physical properties and processes)
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