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JASON-2 Satellite and Ocean Height

JASON-2 Satellite

Learn  how the JASON-2 satellite measures ocean heights for a variety of purposes including monitoring of El Niño.

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Answer the following questions.

  1. What does the JASON-2 satellite measure?
  2. How does it make measurements?
  3. What phenomena do the measurements help scientists study?
  4. How does the JASON-2 satellite contribute to the understanding of El Niño?



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