Update on the Aquarius/SAC-D Mission
[01-July-08] Over its three-year baseline mission, data from this pioneering mission will reveal changing sea-surface salinity (SSS) patterns over the ice-free global oceans. Two months after launch, the Aquarius instrument will collect more SSS data than has been amassed in the previous 100 years. Credit: Annette deCharon and Gary Lagerloef.