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Aqua carries six state-of-the-art instruments to observe the Earth's oceans, atmosphere, land, ice and snow covers, and vegetation, providing high measurement accuracy, spatial detail, and temporal frequency. This comprehensive approach to data collection enables scientists to study the interactions among the four spheres of the Earth system -- the oceans, land, atmosphere, and biosphere.

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Date Of Record Release 2011-03-08 15:11:25
Description Aqua carries six state-of-the-art instruments to observe the Earth's oceans, atmosphere, land, ice and snow covers, and vegetation, providing high measurement accuracy, spatial detail, and temporal frequency. This comprehensive approach to data collection enables scientists to study the interactions among the four spheres of the Earth system -- the oceans, land, atmosphere, and biosphere.
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Source National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Keyword Space mission, Satellites, Earth's water cycle, Atmosphere, Clouds, Precipitation, Soil moisture, Sea ice, Land ice, Snow cover on the land and ice, Podcasts
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Date Of Record Creation 2011-03-08 14:54:43
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Date Last Modified 2011-03-08 15:52:01
Language English, Belorussian
Date Record Checked: 2011-03-08 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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