Ocean Surface Topography from Space - Science
http://topex-www.jpl.nasa.gov/science/science.html

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA


This site, from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology, describes the scientific applications of ocean surface topography from missions such as TOPEX/Poseidon and Jason-1. Other topics include uses of the collected data, such as evaluations of ocean circulation, tides, weather and climate patterns, and other trends.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Maps, Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: High School (9-12)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Oceanography, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change
Geochemistry Applications: Geochemical Cycles
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters
Topics: Ocean, Physical Oceanography, Atmosphere, ClimateKeywords: Ocean circulation, Remote sensing