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Upper-Atmosphere Research Satellite


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(UARS)

A NASA satellite, active from 1991 to 2005, devoted to monitoring ozone and various chemical compounds found in the ozone layer, temperatures and winds in the stratosphere, and energy input from the Sun. Atmospheric composition measurements are being continued by Aura, and solar energy studies by the SORCE satellite.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics — Meteorology and Climatology.


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