Aquarius Ocean Circulation

  • Released Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Ocean circulation plays a key role in distributing solar energy and maintaining climate, by moving heat from Earth's equator to the poles. Aquarius salinity data, combined with data from other sensors that measure sea level, rainfall, temperature, ocean color, and winds, will give us a much clearer picture of how the ocean works.



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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

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This page was originally published on Tuesday, May 10, 2011.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:53 PM EDT.


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