Climate lab in a container on the high seas
From the Brookhaven National Laboratory: Yearlong MAGIC Climate Study Launches
Climate instruments mounted aboard the Horizon Spirit container ship begin taking data
The Horizon Spirit makes the round trip between Los Angeles and Hawaii every two weeks.
UPTON, NY A Horizon Lines container ship outfitted with meteorological and atmospheric instruments installed by U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) scientists from Argonne National Laboratory and Brookhaven National Laboratory will begin taking data today for a yearlong mission aimed at improving the representation of clouds in climate models. The study, a collaborative effort between DOEs Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) program Climate Research Facility and Horizon Lines, marks the first official marine deployment of the second... [via Watts Up With That]