Determination of the Mixing Ratios of Water Vapor and Carbon Dioxide in the Stratosphere

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Science  24 Aug 1962:
Vol. 137, Issue 3530, pp. 599-600
DOI: 10.1126/science.137.3530.599


Values for water vapor mixing ratio (0.32 g/kg) and carbon dioxide content (0.030 percent by volume) were measured at 119,300 feet and are compared with values obtained by others at lower altitudes.