This document discusses the use of LIDAR (Laser Infrared Detection and Ranging) to detect and map water vapor in the atmosphere. Topics include research objectives, the use of airborne and space platforms, the configuration and capabilities of the instrument, and future programs. Links to LASE image files and experiment results are included.


SubjectsSpace Science, Technology
Education levelHigh School
Resource typesAudio/Visual, Dataset, Reference Material, Text
Resource formattext, text/html
PublisherLangley Research Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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