Remote Radar Sensing: Atmospheric Structure and Insects

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Science  15 Jun 1973:
Vol. 180, Issue 4091, pp. 1176-1178
DOI: 10.1126/science.180.4091.1176


A high-resolution radar sounder has been used in the simultaneous detection of atmospheric structure and insects. The vertical distribution of insects was often correlated with atmospheric structure. Continuous recordings revealed diurnal fluctuations and layering of insects at various altitudes.