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6 May 2008

Time versus altitude cross sections of SOFIE temperature, water vapor, ice (PMC) occurrence frequency, ozone, and methane. The plots show the cold summer mesopause region in both hemispheres which is accompanied by increasing water vapor and the sudden appearance of ice.

Credit: Solar Occultation For Ice Experiment data processing team at GATS, Inc.


SOFIE Northern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere

SOFIE Southern Hemisphere

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