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Jason-3 Will Add to Record of the Sea's Rise and Fall

April 21, 2015

Jason-3, a mission led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that is currently scheduled to launch on July 22 [Ed. note: Launch date has been delayed], is the latest in a series of U.S.-European satellite missions that have been measuring the height of the ocean surface for 23 years. Sea level height is a critical piece of evidence about Earth's natural cycles and how humans are affecting our planet. Read More...