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Winds - Measuring ocean winds from space
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A New Measure of Ocean Winds - link to video A New Measure of Ocean Winds
September 5, 2014

A new tool for tracking hurricanes and tropical storms, ISS-RapidScat is the first instrument specifically created to watch Earth from the International Space Station. Arrow

NASA's Newest Wind Watcher - link to video NASA's Newest Wind Watcher
September 9, 2014

Mission scientists and engineers describe how their small team, on a tight budget and short deadline, created ISS-RapidScat to measure ocean winds. Arrow

RapidScat: Watching the Winds from Space - link to video RapidScat: Watching the Winds from Space
May 15, 2014

Explore the science behind NASA's wind-watching mission, ISS-RapidScat, launching to the International Space Station in 2014. Arrow
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On Jan. 28, 2015 2:41 to 4:14 UTC, RapidScat saw the nor'easter's strongest winds (red) just off-shore from eastern Cape Cod, sustained between 25


Tropical Cyclone Chedza formed last week in the Mozambique Channel (So. Indian Ocean), Tropical Cyclone Niko has been gaining strength for a few days


ISS-RapidScat data on a North Atlantic extratropical cyclone, as seen by the National Centers for Environmental Prediction Advanced Weather

Global Climate Change - Vital Signs of the Planet

PO.DAAC - Physical Oceanography Distribution Active Archive Center


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