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NOAA Photo Library Image - wea03458

The brilliant green beam of the lidar at the Mauna Loa Observatory (MLO) measures aerosols and water vapor high in the stratosphere. This unretouched image was made when fog briefly formed during an observing session. The camera The camera was leaned against the side of the dome that houses the Dobson spectroradiometer that measures the ozone layer.

Image ID: wea03458, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Location: Hawaii, Mauna Loa
Photo Date: 2001 June 25
Photographer: Forrest M. Mims III

Category: NOAA 200th Photo Contest/

High Resolution Photo Available

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