Mini Lesson

JASON-2 Satellite and Ocean Height

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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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Teacher Note

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

Teachers who are interested in receiving the answer key, please contact MND from your school email address at larc-mynasadata@mail.nasa.gov.

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