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Latest Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity satellite Stories

Scientists Release Global Maps Of Soil Moisture
2014-07-08 03:28:01

Scientists working with data from NASA's Aquarius instrument have released worldwide maps of soil moisture, showing how the wetness of the land fluctuates with the seasons and weather phenomena.

Food Security Boosted By ESA’s Soil Moisture And Ocean Salinity Mission
2014-05-22 03:16:39

ESA’s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity mission has gone beyond its original scientific brief of delivering critical information for understanding the water cycle – this versatile satellite is now being used to predict drought and improve crop yield in regions prone to famine.

2014-04-09 16:44:10

Detecting drought before it causes more catastrophe: the news could go down like a cool drink of water for regions feeling the heat.

Antarctic Research Shows SMOS And GOCE Data Similarities
2014-01-09 12:58:44

Researchers who braved the harsh conditions of the Antarctic ice sheet will help bring about a better understanding of what lies beneath the South Pole. To help in that understanding, the teams also looked at data from the GOCE and SMOS satellites.

ESA’s Soil Moisture And Ocean Salinity Satellite Sees Triple Superstorms
2013-10-22 11:58:12

ESA’s versatile water mission tracked Asia’s recent storms over land and sea.

ESA's Largest Scientific Gathering Has Begun
2013-09-09 13:42:18

The largest Living Planet Symposium ever held has begun. Scientists and users are gathering in Edinburgh, UK, this week to present their latest satellite findings on Earth’s environment and climate based.

SMOS Helping To Sift Through Wetlands
2013-03-22 21:07:30

The European Space Agency's SMOS satellite is showing its worth in observing the wetlands, offering a better understanding of Earth's carbon cycle.

Salinity Levels In Atlantic Ocean Are Off The Chart, According To NASA Instrument
2013-02-28 12:35:28

The salinity level of the world’s rivers, lakes and oceans has been a growing topic in response to global climate change. As NASA’s Aquarius instrument has shown previously, seasonal salinity has been on the rise in oceans all around the world.

The Global Success Story Continues For SMOS
2013-02-22 14:08:07

ESA’s water mission is shedding new light on the meandering Gulf Stream, just one of the SMOS satellite’s numerous achievements.

ESA Water Mission Tracked Super Storm Sandy
2012-11-09 12:22:02

When millions of people are bracing themselves for the onslaught of extreme weather, as much information as possible is needed to predict the strength of the impending storm. ESA’s SMOS mission again showed its versatility by capturing unique measurements of Hurricane Sandy.


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  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
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