The Contrail Effect Feature Summary

Type:
From Physics Research
Title:
The Contrail Effect
Description:
The false-color image above shows jet contrails in the skies above the mid-Atlantic coast on 1/26/2001. Visit The Contrail Effect to find out how contrails can affect Earth's climate, and how this was investigated after 9/11.
Image:
image credit: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Department of Commerce; image source (not available); <a href="http://www.compadre.org/informal/images/features/contrail-US-640.jpg" target="_blank">larger image</a>
image credit: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Department of Commerce; image source (not available); larger image
Image URL:
http://www.compadre.org/Informal/images/features/contrail-US-640.jpg
Featured:
October 1, 2011 - October 15, 2011