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  1. Jason-2: watching sea level and weather

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    April 30, 2004

    Satellites monitor sea level, wave height, wind speed and current movements from space. Like its predecessors, Jason-2 will obtain all these data from altimeter range measurements.

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  2. La NOAA prend en charge les opérations de routine du satellite Jason-3

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    June 6, 2016

    Après 4 mois d'essais et de qualification de l'ensemble du satellite et du segment sol par le CNES, les opérations de commande et de contrôle du satellite d'altimétrie océanographique Jason-3 ont été transférées le mercredi 1er juin à la NOAA.

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  3. A leap forward for oceanography

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    June 10, 2008

    Over the last 15 years, altimetry satellites have been poring over the oceans in every detail, collecting more data in 10 days than could be gathered over several centuries by ships. This nascent revolution in oceanography promises to improve climate forecasting.

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  4. Jason-2 delivers its first global maps

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    March 11, 2010

    The european-US Jason-3 oceanography satellite is scheduled to launch in 2013 to replace Jason-1. Its objective is to continue monitoring sea-surface height and pursue the 21-year time series of high-accuracy ocean altimetry measurements.

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  5. Go-ahead for Argos-4

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    October 14, 2008

    CNES and its partners recently decided to upgrade the Argos global satellite-based location and data collection system, which currently serves some 18,000 transmitters operating around the world.

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  6. Jason-3 pour comprendre le changement climatique

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    February 25, 2010

    Le satellite d'océanographie européano-américain devrait être lancé en 2013 pour remplacer Jason-1. Objectif : continuer à surveiller l'élévation du niveau des océans. C'est la poursuite de 21 ans de mesures d’une précision exceptionnelle.

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