Data is in the Clouds

Data is in the Clouds

People have learned to climb snow and ice to summit Mount Everest, but what we don't understand is how this high elevation precipitation formed in the first place. A National Geographic meteorology team carries loads of equipment, struggles with malfunctioning oxygen masks, and reheats frozen equipment to build the highest weather station in the world and shed light on Everest's mysterious atmosphere.


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Conservation, Earth Science, Geography

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André Gabrielli, National Geographic Society
Last Updated

October 19, 2023

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