Oceanography

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Jason-2's new, lower orbit will allow scientists to improve their understanding of features on the global seafloor.

Amendment 11: Physical Oceanography not solicited in ROSES-2024

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When it is offered, ROSES program element A.8 Physical Oceanography (PO) solicits proposals to better understand the ocean’s role in…

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NASA’s PACE Data on Ocean, Atmosphere, Climate Now Available

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NASA is now publicly distributing science-quality data from its newest Earth-observing satellite, providing first-of-their-kind measurements of ocean health, air quality, and the…

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Coastal Resilience Projects

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2022 THELORACS: Tree Health Evaluated using LiDAR, Optical, and Radar Applications across Coastal SystemsXi Yang Impacts of Transient Events on…

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Visualization of ocean currents in the North Atlantic. The colors show sea surface temperature (orange and yellow are warmer, green and blue are colder). Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Slowdown of the Motion of the Ocean

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In Brief: As the ocean warms and land ice melts, ocean circulation — the movement of heat around the planet…

Article12 months ago
The U.S.-European Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite lifts off aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in central California on Nov. 21, 2020

US-European Mission Launches to Monitor the World’s Oceans

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Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich, the world's latest sea level satellite, is in orbit and ready to begin taking critical ocean measurements…

Article3 years ago
Artist's concept of Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich

Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich Launch Updates

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The world's newest sea level-measuring satellite is scheduled to launch on Saturday, Nov. 21, at 9:17 a.m. PT. Here is…

Article3 years ago