Ocean salinity as recorded by Aquarius

Article: Slate on ocean salinity

Phil Plait, the Bad Astronomer, writes briefly about images released in June 2011, taken by the earth-observing satellite Aquarius.

Ocean salinity as recorded by Aquarius
Ocean salinity as recorded by Aquarius

As Plait points out,

Observations like this are crucial for us to understand just how our fiendishly complex planet works. Especially now, when our climate is changing, and those changes are evident even year by year.

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Clare

Lapsed mathematician, creator of order, formulator of hypotheses. Lover of the ocean, being outdoors, the bush, reading, photography, travelling (especially in Africa) and road trips.

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