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October 04, 2019
OSTM/Jason-2, the third in a U.S.-European series of satellite missions designed to measure sea surface height, successfully ended its science mission on Oct. 1. OSTM/Jason-2 provided insights into ocean currents and sea level rise with tangible benefits to marine forecasting, meteorology and understanding of climate change.
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

June 28, 2019
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Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

April 27, 2019
Extreme ocean winds and wave heights are increasing around the globe, with the largest rise occurring in the Southern Ocean, University of Melbourne research shows.
Source: ScienceDaily

April 26, 2019
The Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite mission will map the elevation of water surfaces on Earth at a resolution that has not been possible before.
Source: EOS Earth and Space Science News

April 11, 2019
An El Niño that began to form last fall has matured and is now fully entrenched across the Pacific Ocean.
Source: Goddard Space Flight Center

February 15, 2019
On 23 July 2018, a dam in southernmost Laos collapsed, and the resultant flood left more than 6,000 people homeless. The fractures in the dam that led to the disaster were discovered 2 days earlier. Yet the residents who lived downstream—many across the border in Cambodia—didn’t have access to real-time information about the increased risk of flooding.
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

January 17, 2019
January 17th celebrates the third anniversary of launch of Jason-3, after having orbited the Earth more than 14,000 times.
Source: EUMETSAT


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