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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…


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…

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…

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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…

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