Category Archives: Remote sensing

The driving mechanism of large-scale unsteady currents in the ocean

By Antoine Hochet During the last twenty years, measurements of the ocean surface properties by satellite instruments have significantly increased our knowledge of ocean dynamics. One of these instruments is an altimeter that measures the topography of the ocean surface … Continue reading

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Is it possible to predict inter-annual changes in terrestrial water storage at regional scales?

By Marie-Estelle Demory Our results say yes! It is possible to predict changes in terrestrial water storage, when the signal that drives the changes is strong enough. Here is an explanation. The hydrological cycle is a fundamental link between components of … Continue reading

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Snowflakes – not just a pretty picture!

By Chris Westbrook The slow, inexorable approach of Christmas means that Christmas adverts are now increasing in frequency at an incredible rate. Nauseating John Lewis offerings aside, we are going to be seeing a lot of snowflake-based imagery over the … Continue reading

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What will we have for launch?

By Chris Merchant We live during an era of Earth Explorers … not intrepid adventurers, but a series of Earth-orbiting satellites, bristling with experimental technology designed to quantify various aspects of the environments of our planet. Four Earth Explorers have … Continue reading

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