domenica 23 ottobre 2011

Nasa's Mission Acquarius

Overview: Mission Basics

 Aquarius is a mission of original exploration:
  • Salinity has been sparsely detected at sea, limited mostly to summertime observations in shipping lanes.
  • Aquarius will collect as many sea surface salinity measurements as the entire 125-year historical record from ships and buoys
  • Aquarius will be able to resolve global SSS changes from month-to-month, season-to-season, and year-to-year
The data-related goals of Aquarius are: