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Advantages of an oceanographic satellite in the study of ocean current systemsSEASAT-A instruments for the study of oceanic currents are: a scanning radiometer with a temperature resolution of about + or - 1 C for locating ocean fronts by thermal difference, and a precision altimeter for monitoring sea surface slopes that drive major ocean currents.
Document ID
19760004411
Document Type
Other
Authors
Robe, R. Q.
(Coast Guard Washington, DC, United States)
Date Acquired
August 8, 2013
Publication Date
July 1, 1974
Publication Information
Publication: NASA, Washington Seasat-A Sci. Contrib.
Subject Category
Oceanography
Accession Number
76N11499
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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