Friday, June 20, 2008

Jason 2

Go Jason!

Jason-2/Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM).

Credit: NOAA

Who the hell is Jason?

Well, Jason is more precisely Jason-2 or Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM). It is a satellite with several instruments on board performing a technique called satellite altimetry. Basically, the satellite measures the sea surface height and gives us invaluable information about the sea level.

Get the latest news about Jason-2 here.

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