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November 11, 2016
With El Niño behind us, what’s ahead?
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

May 29, 2016
Two ocean observation specialists say they’ve found a way to improve measurements of coastal water, delivering far more accurate profiles of sea level changes from northern Washington to Southern California.
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

May 29, 2016
The latest measurements of global ocean heights were taken by Jason-3. Its first complete map of sea levels was released by NASA in mid-March, and adds to 24 years of previous measurements.

April 18, 2016
NASA Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) Principal Investigator Josh Willis and his team will observe changing water temperatures and glaciers that reach the ocean around Greenland to improve estimates of sea level rise.

April 18, 2016
The Jason-3 satellite has produced its first map of sea surface height, which corresponds well to data from its predecessor, Jason-2.
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

April 18, 2016
While El Niño has so far failed to deliver heavy rain to Southern California, its effects have been decisive-and devastating-in Latin America
Source: Sea Level Change from Space

February 11, 2016
The newly launched Jason-3 satellite moved into its final orbit Feb. 12, and is now trailing its counterpart, Jason 2, by only two minutes.
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

February 10, 2016
The massive pool of warm water now parked off Central America’s west coast remains formidable, and invites comparisons to the 1998 El Niño
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

February 02, 2016
Watch the NASA EDGE coverage of the Jason-3 launch.

January 17, 2016
The Jason-3 satellite has lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, on board SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket. In about an hour, it will separate from the rocket and begin deploying its two solar arrays.
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

January 16, 2016
The images on this page show key spaceborne observations of the ocean and atmosphere as they are currently changing with El Niño.

January 16, 2016
Viewing info, press releases, and videos.
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

January 15, 2016
The Jason-3 international oceanography satellite mission is scheduled for launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in central California on Sunday, Jan. 17. Liftoff aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg's Space Launch Complex 4 East is targeted for 10:42:18 a.m. PST (1:42:18 p.m. EST).
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

January 13, 2016
An international scientific team recently published a new map of the ocean floor based on Earth’s gravity field, and it is a particularly useful tool.
Source: NASA

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