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MSIS Atmospheric Model: on your iOS device!

Atmospheric Model on your iOS device

Kudos to Al Hedin, who for several decades now has been the leader of a project to make the most comprehensive model of the atmosphere from the surface to the the exosphere (e.g. 500 km altitude). I never thought pouring over the MSIS FORTRAN code as a grad student that someday I would have (not only!) a phone in my pocket but one that could run that model, which needed a DEC VAX to compile (yup, pre-PC/Mac).

My new favourite iPhone app! This free app will be a useful professional, student and outreach tool.

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