sea level

Stronger El Niño conditions according to NASA

Comparison between sea level increase in 1997 and 2015 at the Eastern Pacific (Source: NASA)

Scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory have found that the ocean levels in Central and Eastern Pacific have increased between March and July 2015, which bears a resemblance to the conditions of the potent El Niño event of 1997-98. The research was carried out through altimetry measurements captured by the OSTM/Jason-2 satellite.

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NASA/CNES Ocean satellite retired after successful mission

 Jason-1 helped to follow changes in the tropical Pacific Ocean

The Jason-1 ocean altimetry satellite has been retired after achieving scientific, technical and international success in its life time. The satellite was launched in 2001 as a joint project of the NASA and the Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES).

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Mon, 15/07/2013 - 08:31

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