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Through The Eyes of Satellites

What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic, especially when it comes to atmospheric changes that first occur in the region and are now impacting the environment toward the south in the form of increased severe weather events. Read more »
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The Jason-3 satellite, set to launch in July 2015, will collect highly accurate sea surface height data, continuing a satellite data record going back to 1992. This critical information is used in hurricane intensity forecasting and in tracking long-term changes in sea level.

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Preserving Our Coral Reefs

How NOAA’s Polar-orbiting Satellite Data are used to Help Reef Conservation Around the World. Read more »
NESDIS Global Data
This data portal provides access to global maps representing a variety of observations from satellites, ground stations and historical collections. In the dropdown menu are four sample datasets out of the many you can access on the full version of NOAA View. After choosing your dataset, scroll back to see how that dataset has changed over time. Open the menu (Menu +) and use the back button to go to the top level and load more datasets.
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