NASA Launches International Mission to Survey Earth’s Water
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This source accounts for about 10% of all the water that enters this highly productive farmland, including rivers and rain.
Jan. 23, 2023
What can hidden motions underground tell us about earthquakes, eruptions, and even climate change? NASA scientists are using data gathered 400 miles above Earth to find out.
Jan. 11, 2023
A case study involving Europe’s largest coal-fired power plant shows space-based observations can be used to track carbon dioxide emissions – and reductions – at the source.
Jan. 9, 2023
Cameras on the Surface Water and Ocean Topography spacecraft captured the antennas for its main science instrument unfurling in orbit.
Dec. 28, 2022
Sentinel-6B will continue the long-term global sea level data record begun in 1992 by Topex/Poseidon followed by Jason 1, 2, 3, and Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich.
Dec. 20, 2022
Led by NASA and the French space agency CNES, the Surface Water and Ocean Topography mission will provide high-definition data on the salt- and fresh water on Earth’s surface.
Dec. 16, 2022
A nonprofit group, Carbon Mapper, will use data from NASA’s EMIT mission, plus current airborne and future satellite instruments, to survey waste sites for methane emissions.
Dec. 14, 2022
Meet the scientific heart of the Surface Water and Ocean Topography mission, which will see Earth’s water in higher definition than ever before.
Dec. 12, 2022
The international Surface Water and Ocean Topography mission is one step closer to launching so it can track water on more than 90% of Earth’s surface.
Dec. 9, 2022
The upcoming Surface Water and Ocean Topography mission will provide a trove of data on Earth’s water resources, even in remote locations. Alaska serves as a case study.
Dec. 8, 2022
Targeting a Dec. 15 launch, SWOT will survey nearly all water on Earth’s surface for the first time, helping track how fresh and saltwater bodies change over time.
Dec. 7, 2022
A new video series highlights the hard work and passion of scientists and engineers who are helping to get this remarkable new satellite off the ground.
Nov. 22, 2022