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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.

October 12, 2015
Scientists like Josh Willis are working to understand how sea level rise, warming oceans and sea surface topography will interact and affect our planet as our climate continues to change.

May 27, 2015
Wet weather may be headed to the Southland this winter, as experts say early signs of El Niño are promising.

July 21, 2014
Lake Konstanz, Germany

May 23, 2014
science updates

May 23, 2014
El Niño: the return?
Source: Science@NASA

April 14, 2014
Oceanography Society Fellowship

April 14, 2014
Bill Patzert talks about how the Earth's Climate effects our lives and what we can do to deal with drought.

December 12, 2013
USGS William T. Pecora Award
Source: NASA

December 04, 2013
NASA climatologist talks about being a map fanatic

November 19, 2013
NASA/JPL climate scientist, Dr. Bill Patzert, provides an answer.

October 24, 2013
And our own Dr. Josh Willis will answer...

August 02, 2013
NASA's Know Your Earth campaign

August 01, 2013
Listen to talks given by various JPL Scientist

May 24, 2013
Ocean measurements taken more than 135 years ago have provided further confirmation of human-produced global warming over the past century.
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

May 15, 2013
OST scientists discuss a new study

May 15, 2013
Online mesoscale eddy dataset available from Oregon State University
Source: Oregon State University

April 01, 2013
A NASA "Hangout" - Tues., Apr. 2, at 1 p.m. EDT/10 a.m. PDT

March 30, 2013
JPL scientists discuss in this video
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

March 30, 2013
135-year ocean temperature change observed.

November 28, 2012
Josh Willis explains

November 28, 2012
Bill Patzert contributed to this story

October 25, 2012
Our own Bill Patzert- Still dreaming big!

October 25, 2012
OST scientist Dean Roemmich discusses the latest deployment
Source: Australia Network News

September 06, 2012
Story on OSTST Scientist Dr. George Born

August 15, 2012
Bill Emery & Anny Cazenave receive awards
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

July 18, 2012
Dr. Bill Patzert explains, "La Nada"
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

June 06, 2012
Michel Lefebre and Pierre-Yves Le Traon are awarded for their valuable contributions to altimetry science.
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

March 29, 2012
An editorial from Dr. Josh Willis

March 01, 2012
More from Josh Willis and others on why

March 01, 2012
JPL's Josh Willis explains the process

January 25, 2012
Josh Willis and other experts on YouTube

November 17, 2011
Josh Willis receives AGU Ocean Sciences Early Career Award

November 17, 2011
Joshua Willis of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is deeply involved in efforts to clarify oceanic ups and downs using space-based and deep-diving instruments.

April 21, 2011
Bill discusses La Niña and global warming.

March 01, 2011
Topic: The ocean's role in global climate change

February 10, 2011
AMS Henry Stommel Award

December 01, 2010
A profile of our own Deputy Project Scientist.

September 01, 2010
Our own Dr. Bill Patzert is honored by the AGU

June 01, 2010
JPL senior research scientist Lee-Lueng Fu has been named a co-recipient of the 2010 Committee on Space Research International Cooperation Medal. Fu shares the honor with colleague and friend, the late Yves Ménard, who served as project scientist for the Topex/Poseidon and Ocean Surface Topography Mission/Jason 2 missions for the French Space Agency (Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales). Ménard died in October 2008.

June 01, 2010
JPLers Kenneth Oslund and Philip Callahan develop new technique to study tropical cyclones.

May 01, 2010
Three of our colleagues receive high NASA honors!

April 01, 2010
New research from JPL's Dr. Josh Willis.

April 01, 2010
Willis was cited for fundamental contributions to the understanding of global ocean circulation and sea-level change from analysis of satellite and in-situ observations.

February 01, 2010
A periodic blog from our own Dr. Josh Willis

January 15, 2010
JPL oceanographer Josh Willis was honored by President Obama at the White House on Wednesday, Jan. 13, as a recipient of this year's Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

January 01, 2010
OSTST scientist receives officer rank for the France Legion of Honor.

September 01, 2009
Dr. Lee-Lueng Fu has been selected as a JPL Fellow for his exceptional and sustained leadership in establishing and nurturing ocean sciences at JPL, promoting and developing space-based precision radar altimetry, and for his outstanding accomplishments in applying satellite observations to understanding ocean circulation.

May 01, 2009
JPL's Josh Willis stars in a NASA education video on ocean heat capacity.

February 01, 2009
JPL's Josh Willis Blogs on Climate Change

December 01, 2008
Value of scientific process

September 01, 2008
Parag Vaze discusses Earth's changing climate and JPL's newest mission.

September 01, 2008
JPL's Dr. Josh Willis stars in this video.

July 01, 2008
Listen to a podcast with JPL's Josh Willis on OSTM/Jason-2 mission science.

April 01, 2008
JPL scientists Tony Song, Josh Willis, Eric Rignot and Ron Kwok participated in the IPCC Report on Global Warming which was presented with the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.

February 01, 2008
Jason Project Scientist is selected to the National Academy of Engineering

May 01, 2006
JPL's Dr. Josh Willis contributed to a study on ocean heat storage.

March 16, 2004
When a friend asked Jorge Vazquez to speak eight years ago to a group of high school students about his job and Earth science, the JPL oceanographer reluctantly said yes. "I didn't think I'd like it," he says. Vazquez was right. He didn't like it: he loved it.
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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