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July 3, 2018
Ship tracks embedded in a layer of mid- and high-level clouds over the eastern Pacific Ocean on July 2, 2018
February 21, 2012
As cargo ships steam across the oceans, the tiny aerosol particles in their exhaust act as cloud nuclei, or seeds around which moisture condenses
January 16, 2018
The ship tracks in this image stretch several hundred miles off the coast of Portugal, and occur in one of the most heavily trafficked areas for cargo
June 15, 2020
From its vantage point nearly 22,300 miles up, the GOES West satellite captured this imagery of ship tracks embedded in stratocumulus clouds.
August 23, 2013
Tropical cyclones form in most ocean basins – some more frequently than others. Before the advent of the satellite era, hurricane…
December 17, 2015
Jason-3, the latest in a series of satellites that tracks the rate of global sea-level rise and can help NOAA more accurately forecast the strength of
August 24, 2016
Thanks to NOAA's satellites and an alert NOAA Fisheries manager, 46 crew members of the Alaska Juris made it to safety when…
January 17, 2016
Jason-3, a U.S.-European satellite mission, lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California today at 10:42 a.m. PST aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9.
June 28, 2021
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July 5, 2018
A year has passed since the Jason-3 satellite rocketed into space. NOAA's Laboratory of Satellite Altimetry provided us a report on those 365 days.
January 5, 2016
Do you have questions about the launch of the Jason-3 satellite? Today is your chance to ask actual NOAA and NASA scientists about the satellite and i
November 20, 2014
The upcoming Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR), a satellite designed to monitor and warn of harmful solar activity that could impact Earth, rece
November 21, 2020
Eric Leuliette, NOAA's program scientist for Sentinel-6 talks about the agency's planned use of the satellite data.
November 26, 2018
While Arctic sea ice continues to shrink, human activity in the region is only growing. Ice extent, which is monitored by…
August 14, 2020
A new satellite designed to capture detailed measurements of sea-surface height and other ocean features is scheduled to…