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Visit this site for information about how contrails form, how they spread out, and how they effect climate. You'll find out how contrails are related to increases in cloud cover. You can investigate how contrails changes over time by comparing a series of satellite images.
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image credit: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Department of Commerce This resource was a Physics To Go feature from September 16, 2006 until October 1, 2006. View the feature here!


Access Rights: Free access
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Keywords: atmosphere, climate, contrail, jet aircraft exhaust
Record Creator: Metadata instance created September 12, 2006 by Ed Lee
Record Updated: Sep 12, 2006 by Ed Lee
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AIP Format
(Space Science and Engineering Center, Madison), WWW Document, (http://cimss.ssec.wisc.edu/wxwise/contrail.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
Contrails (Space Science and Engineering Center, Madison), <http://cimss.ssec.wisc.edu/wxwise/contrail.html>.
APA Format
Contrails. (n.d.). Retrieved July 29, 2014, from Space Science and Engineering Center: http://cimss.ssec.wisc.edu/wxwise/contrail.html
Chicago Format
Space Science and Engineering Center. Contrails. Madison: Space Science and Engineering Center. http://cimss.ssec.wisc.edu/wxwise/contrail.html (accessed 29 July 2014).
MLA Format
Contrails. Madison: Space Science and Engineering Center. 29 July 2014 <http://cimss.ssec.wisc.edu/wxwise/contrail.html>.
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