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Keeping a watch on sea surface temperature

05 April 2018

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Sea surface temperature data are crucial for operational weather forecasting, operational ocean forecasting and for monitoring the Earth's climate.

The launch of Sentinel-3B at the end of April, with its suite of ocean-monitoring instruments, is expected to make a significant impact on the accuracy and relevance of sea surface temperature data available for those purposes.

Source: EUMETSAT

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