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Global Horizontal Sounding Technique

Global Horizontal Sounding Technique (acronym GHOST) Programme for the direct sensing of the atmosphere, using balloons designed to float at various constant-density levels. These are tracked and their various measurement readings are monitored by polar orbiting satellites. Sensors on the balloons record temperature, humidity, and pressure; tracking gives mean winds for each balloon. The project forms part of the World Weather Watch.

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Global Horizontal Sounding Technique

Global Horizontal Sounding Technique (GHOST) A programme for the direct sensing of the atmosphere, using balloons designed to float at various constant-density levels. These are tracked and their various measurement readings are monitored by polar orbiting satellites. Sensors on the balloons record temperature, humidity, and pressure; tracking gives mean winds for each balloon. The project forms part of the World Weather Watch.

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"Global Horizontal Sounding Technique." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. 18 Oct. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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"Global Horizontal Sounding Technique." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Retrieved October 18, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/global-horizontal-sounding-technique-0