COSEE Ocean Systems: News
NASA's new wind watcher ready for weather forecasters
Description: In an early holiday gift to the world's weather and marine forecasting agencies, ocean-winds data from NASA's newest Earth-observing mission, the International Space Station-Rapid Scatterometer (ISS-RapidScat), are being released two months ahead of schedule. RapidScat launched to the International Space Station on Sept. 21 on a two-year mission to boost global monitoring of ocean winds for improved weather forecasting and climate studies. [Source: Global Climate Change - NASA]
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Source: Global Climate Change - NASA
Publish Date: 11/11/2014
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