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together alone

...Marielyst beach, baltic sea / Falster / Denmark

 

The grounding of planes for 3 days in the United States after September 11, 2001 provided the rare opportunity for scientists to study the effects of contrails on climate. These (and other) measurements showed that condensation trails produced by aircrafts have a significant impact on earth climate (global warming).

 

For photographers contrails sometimes only look "nice"....

 

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Uploaded on February 11, 2009