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atmosphere

noun air, airspace, ambience, aura, background, circumambience, climate, climatic condition, element, environing influence, environment, medium, mood, setting, space, surroundings, weather
Associated concepts: clouding the atmosphere, polluting the atmosphere
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Also, with Mesosphere DCOS, Verizon Labs developers will be able to operate the entire data centre as a single cohesive entity.
The experiment will try to predict the onset of a cold phase of the five-day planetary wave, a huge oscillation in winds within the mesosphere that may influence the occurrence of NLC.
To Siefring and others, the advancing tendrils of light suggest breakdown reactions racing through the mesosphere.
Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE:ORB) announced today that its Pegasus([R]) space launch vehicle successfully launched the Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere (AIM) scientific satellite for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
In order to improve the ability of the network to monitor atmospheric dynamics, ARISE2 proposes to extend i) the existing network coverage in Africa and the high latitudes, ii) the altitude range in the stratosphere and mesosphere, iii) the observation duration using routine observation modes, and to use complementary existing infrastructures and innovative instrumentations.
com has displayed daily images taken by the Cloud Imaging and Particle Size (CIPS) instrument on NASA's Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere (AIM) satellite.
1029/2012JE004058) "Densities and temperatures in the Venus mesosphere and lower thermosphere retrieved from SOIR on board Venus Express.
Although sprites are quite common on Earth, they have not been well documented as they occur high in the mesosphere, well above the range of weather balloons.
Two layers, the mesosphere and the thermosphere, experience temperatures of -75 [degrees]C.
After a short period at the Royal Aircraft Establishment, I returned to Oxford in 1958 as Lecturer, Reader (1962) and Professor (1976) of Atmospheric Physics, where I became involved in devising novel instrumentation mounted on Nasa satellites for measuring the global structure of temperature and composition of the stratosphere and mesosphere.
The stratosphere (17 to 50 kilometers in altitude) and the mesosphere (50 to 90 km) lie above the observational range of airplanes but below that of rockets.
Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE:ORB) today announced that it is in final preparations to launch the Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere (AIM) satellite that the company designed, manufactured and tested for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).