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Ground-based near-infrared remote sounding of ice giant clouds and methane

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The ice giants, Uranus and Neptune, are the two outermost planets in our solar system. With only one satellite flyby each in the late 1980’s, the ice giants are arguably the least understood of the planets orbiting the Sun. A better understanding of these planets’ atmospheres will not only help satisfy the natural scientific curiosity we have about these distant spheres of gas, but also might provide insight into the dynamics and meteorology of our own planet’s atmosphere. Two new ground-bas...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Planetary Atmospheres
Oxford college:
Lincoln College
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Physics - Atmospheric,Oceanic and Planetary Physics
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Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:4f09f270-a25c-4d36-96d3-13070a594eaa
Local pid:
ora:10583

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