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Climate Sensors Dropped From U.S. Weather Satellite Package

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Science  16 Jun 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5780, pp. 1580
DOI: 10.1126/science.312.5780.1580

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On 5 June, the U.S. government decided to strip several climate instruments off a suite of polar-orbiting satellites intended to provide the next generation of weather and climate-monitoring data for military, civilian, and scientific users. (Read more.)