Type:

Other

Description:

Hydrogen chloride (HCl) in the atmosphere as measured by the Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) instrument on NASAs Aura satellite. MLS can simultaneously measure several trace gases and ozone-destroying chemicals in the upper troposphere and photosphere. In this series of animiations we present chlorine monoxide (ClO), hydrogen chloride (HCl), nitric acid (HNO3), ozone (O3), water vapor (H2O) and temperature measurements. These are "first light" data taken when the MLS was operated for the first time. Ozone-destroying chlorine (Cl) atoms are neutralized when they bond with hydrogen (H) to form HCl.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

    Keywords:

    NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),GCMD--EARTH SCIENCE--Atmosphere--Atmospheric Chemistry-Halons and Halogens--Hydrogen Chloride,NSDL_SetSpec_456144,Physical sciences,Graduate/Professional,Space Science,Atmospheric science,Astronomy,Aura-MLS,GCMD--Instrument--MLS--Microwave Limb Sounder,Higher Education,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Science,Meteorology,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061002142038615T,GCMD--Location--Global,Chemistry,Physics,GCMD--Platform--EOS AURA--Earth Observing System - Aura,Hydrogen Chloride (HCl),Earth science,Geoscience,Space sciences

    Language:

    English

    Access Privileges:

    Public - Available to anyone

    License Deed:

    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

    Collections:

    None
    This resource has not yet been aligned.
    Curriki Rating
    'NR' - This resource has not been rated
    NR
    'NR' - This resource has not been rated

    This resource has not yet been reviewed.

    Not Rated Yet.

    Non-profit Tax ID # 203478467