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QuikSCAT is primarily known as a powerful weather-monitoring tool that bounces bursts of microwaves off of the Earth’s surface to measure wind speeds. This information is important to scientists who study the impact climate change has on weather patterns and severity. QuikSCAT was launched in June 1997.

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Date Of Record Release 2011-03-09 17:16:52
Description QuikSCAT is primarily known as a powerful weather-monitoring tool that bounces bursts of microwaves off of the Earth’s surface to measure wind speeds. This information is important to scientists who study the impact climate change has on weather patterns and severity. QuikSCAT was launched in June 1997.
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Source National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Keyword Weather, Satellite, Mission, Climate change
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Date Of Record Creation 2011-03-09 17:08:19
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Date Last Modified 2011-03-09 17:16:52
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2011-03-09 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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