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NASA's Aquarius Maps Ocean Salinity Structure
Target: EarthMission: AquariusSpacecraft: Aquarius/SAC-D ObservatoryInstrument: Aquarius Size: 3300 x 2550
NASA's Aquarius instrument on the Aquarius/SAC-D observatory gives an unprecedented look at a key factor involved in the formation of an oceanic wave feature in the tropical Pacific and Atlantic Oceans that influences global climate patterns.
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NASA's 'Salt of the Earth' Aquarius Reveals First Map
Target: EarthMission: AquariusInstrument: Aquarius/SAC-D Observatory Size: 2340 x 1024
NASA's Aquarius instrument has produced its first global map of the salinity, or saltiness, of Earth's ocean surface, providing an early glimpse of the mission's anticipated discoveries.
NASA's Salt-Seeking Instrument Gets a Silvery Blanket
Mission: AquariusSpacecraft: Aquarius/SAC-DInstrument: Aquarius/SAC-D Size: 928 x 768
Technicians from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., install thermal blankets on the Aquarius instrument at Brazil's National Institute for Space Research.