India May Soon Replace Weather Balloons Sensors With Drones to Collect Atmospheric Data

Chris K

Chris K

Chris K
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India may soon deploy drones to gather atmospheric data, a task currently done through weather balloons released from at least 55 locations across the country twice every day. The weather balloons and radiosondes have a disadvantage as they unretrievable once they drift afar from weather stations that release them in the atmosphere.

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