Weather balloon

Weather balloon

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Credit: PETER MENZEL/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Weather balloon. Weather balloon being launched into a storm to study the conditions that create lightning. The balloon is carrying electronic field meters to measure electrostatic forces in the cloud. Photographed at the Langmuir Research Laboratory on Mount Baldy, New Mexico, USA.

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Keywords: atmosphere, atmospheric research, balloon, climate, langmuir research laboratory, lightning research, meteorological research, new mexico, research, storm cloud, usa, weather, weather balloon

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