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Scientists and agencies monitoring the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico are keeping a wary eye on changes in the nearby Loop Current, a warm ocean current that is part of the Gulf Stream.
Since May 2009, the tropical Pacific Ocean has switched from a cool pattern of ocean circulation known as La NiÃ±a to her warmer sibling, El NiÃ±o.
Satellites that were designed to measure sea level over the world's oceans can serve a valuable purpose over land, a new study has found.
Oceanography data that will help scientists around the world better understand climate change are now available.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oceanography data that will help scientists around the world better understand climate change are now available.
The latest image of sea-surface height measurements from the U.S./French Jason-1 oceanography satellite shows the Pacific Ocean remains locked in a strong, cool phase of the Pacific Decadal Oscillation, a large, long-lived pattern of climate variability in the Pacific associated with a general cooling of Pacific waters.
Less than a month after launch, the NASA-French space agency Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM)/Jason 2 oceanography satellite has produced its first complete maps of global ocean surface topography, surface wave height and wind speed.
To: TECHNOLOGY EDITORS Contact: Steve Cole, Headquarters, Washington, +1-202-358-0918, email@example.com, or Alan Buis, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., +1-818-354-0474, firstname.lastname@example.org, both of NASA WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Less than a month after launch, the NASA-French space agency Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM)/Jason 2 oceanography satellite has produced its first complete maps of global ocean surface topography, surface wave...
For humans in the path of destructive hurricanes and tsunamis, an accurate warning of the pending event is critical for damage control and survival.
NASA and several other international organizations have joined forces to launch into space a "crystal ball" to give scientists an extended satellite data record.
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