Earth  ID: 817

Viewing the PEM Instrument on UARS

UARS measures the flux of energetic particles from space using the Particle Environment Monitor, PEM. These high energy particles cause ozone depletion at high altitudes by producing nitrogen and hydrogen radicals.

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http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/stories/UARS/instruments.html


Visualization Credits

Jesse Allen (Raytheon): Lead Animator
Mark Schoeberl (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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Mission:
Upper Atmosphere Radiation Satellite (UARS)

Data Used:
UARS/PEM
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This item is part of this series:
UARS

Keywords:
SVS >> Sensor
DLESE >> Technology
NASA Science >> Earth