ScienceCast 207: Measuring the Rising Seas

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Measuring the rising seas. Presented by science at NASA. Earth is enveloped by a vast ocean that covers about 71 percent of our planet. Even tiny changes in this body of water can add up to enormous effects on climate and weather. The Jason 3 satellite launch on January 17. 2016 will allow scientists to continue a 23 year record aimed at stating earth's ocean to better understand and forecast Auckland. Months and years into the future. Jason 3 project scientist Joss Willis of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena California says. Duration 3 will measure the rising oceans and changing climate for the next 5 years. Jason 3 is the latest in a series of satellites it accurately measure the height of the ocean surface dating back to lots of Tupac's reciting ...

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