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Aquarius/SAC-D mission overview
Author(s): Amit Sen; Yunjin Kim; Daniel Caruso; Gary Lagerloef; Raul Colomb; Simon Yueh; David Le Vine
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Paper Abstract

Aquarius/SAC-D is a cooperative international mission developed between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of United States of America (USA) and the Comisión Nacional de Actividades Espaciales (CONAE) of Argentina. The overall mission objective is to contribute to the understanding of the total Earth system and the consequences of the natural and man-made changes in the environment of the planet. Major themes are: ocean surface salinity, carbon, water cycle, geo-hazards, and cryosphere.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 October 2006
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6361, Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites X, 63610I (3 October 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.691981
Show Author Affiliations
Amit Sen, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Yunjin Kim, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Daniel Caruso, Comisión Nacionales de Actividades Espaciales (Argentina)
Gary Lagerloef, Earth and Space Research (United States)
Raul Colomb, Comisión Nacionales de Actividades Espaciales (Argentina)
Simon Yueh, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
David Le Vine, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6361:
Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites X
Roland Meynart; Steven P. Neeck; Haruhisa Shimoda, Editor(s)

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