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October 20, 2017
NASA announced it has selected SpaceX as the launch provider for its Sentinel 6A mission. SpaceX plans to launch the Sentinel 6A mission from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California in November 2020.
Source: Via Satellite

September 19, 2017
A NASA study has located the Antarctic glaciers that accelerated the fastest between 2008 and 2014 and finds that the most likely cause of their speedup is an observed influx of warm water into the bay where they're located.
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

August 10, 2017
Today marks the 25th anniversary of the launch of a revolutionary ocean research vessel -- a space "ship."
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

August 07, 2017
NASA is using Saskatchewan’s wetlands and the North Saskatchewan River as a testing ground for new water mapping technologies.
Source: Global News, Canada

June 30, 2017
The Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM)/Jason-2 satellite will take on an additional role next month: improving maps of Earth's sea floor.
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

June 16, 2017
October 23-27, 2017 in Miami, FL
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

April 28, 2017
In NASA’s Earth Observer newsletter, page 32
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

March 29, 2017
This movie provides an overview of the Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission.
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

March 20, 2017
by Josh Willis (This is an internal JPL talk only)
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

March 17, 2017
Sponsored by WCRP/IOC
Source: WCRP/IOC

March 16, 2017
JPL image release
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

February 28, 2017
Ice loss from Canada’s Arctic glaciers has transformed them into a major contributor to sea level change, new research by University of California, Irvine glaciologists has found.
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

January 18, 2017
Some of California’s most cherished coastal wetlands, where endangered birds chatter and green growth thrives, could turn to mudflats by the middle of the century.
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

January 17, 2017
The Jason-3 satellite lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California 1 year ago.
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

January 06, 2017
One year ago, the central and eastern parts of the tropical Pacific Ocean were pulsing with heat, a result of one of the most intense El Niño events on record. One year later, La Niña has been relatively quiet, and she does not seem to be staying for long.
Source: Earth Observatory

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