Friday, September 30, 2011

Water Vapour is supersaturated in Martian Atmosphere

Water Vapour is in Excess of Saturation in the Atmosphere of Mars,  reveals the results from the SPICAM spectrometer on board ESA's Mars Express spacecraft.
It measured the altitudinal profile of water vapour in the martian atmosphere.....

Here is the published paper:
"Evidence of Water Vapor in Excess of Saturation in the Atmosphere of Mars", by L. Maltagliati, F. Montmessin, A. Fedorova, O. Korablev, F. Forget, and J.-L. Bertaux, published in the 30 September 2011 issue of Science.
http://www.sciencemag.org/content/333/6051/1868.abstract

Read a very good report here:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-09-supersaturation-martian-atmosphere.html

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