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  1. Modernisation du système Cospas-Sarsat

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    February 10, 2009

    20 ans après sa création, une page se tourne pour le programme international d'aide aux opérations de recherche et de sauvetage par satellite. Le 1er février, il s'est recentré autour des balises 406 MHz, plus performantes. 5 jours plus tard, une nouvelle charge utile Sarsat-3 a été lancée avec le satellite américain NOAA-N'.

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  2. 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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  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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