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2010-05-26 13:30:47

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.

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2009-09-29 09:33:16

Since May 2009, the tropical Pacific Ocean has switched from a cool pattern of ocean circulation known as La Niña to her warmer sibling, El Niño.

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2008-12-17 17:20:00

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.

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2008-12-16 14:16:53

Oceanography data that will help scientists around the world better understand climate change are now available.

2008-12-16 10:24:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oceanography data that will help scientists around the world better understand climate change are now available.

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2008-12-10 10:15:32

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.

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2008-07-30 12:00:00

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.

2008-07-30 12:01:03

To: TECHNOLOGY EDITORS Contact: Steve Cole, Headquarters, Washington, +1-202-358-0918, stephen.e.cole@nasa.gov, or Alan Buis, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., +1-818-354-0474, alan.buis@jpl.nasa.gov, 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...

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2008-07-16 17:25:00

For humans in the path of destructive hurricanes and tsunamis, an accurate warning of the pending event is critical for damage control and survival.

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2008-07-08 19:15:00

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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  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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