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Sentinel-3A improves sea-level observation coverage

07 July 2017

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With its unique sensor and frequent revisit cycle, the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite can measure sea level in locations where not previously possible.

Launched in February 2016, Sentinel-3 is the European Union's Copernicus Sentinel satellite mission carrying a suite of instruments to systematically measure Earth's oceans, land, ice and atmosphere to monitor and understand large-scale global dynamics.

Source: ESA

Image credit: DUACS products (CLS/CNES/EUMETSAT) - sea level anomaly (cm) measured by the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite

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