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    • 12 - 24 November 2018 weeks

      2018-11-27

      How the Antarctic Circumpolar Current Helps Keep Antarctica Frozen (The Marine Executive, 24/11/2018) Beneath Antarctica’s Ice Is a Graveyard of Dead Continents (The New York Times, 23/11/2018) What a sinking island can tell us about sea-level change and earthquakes (Phys.org, 21/11/2018) How rare are November hurricanes? (EarthSky, 20/11/2018) The Earth Is Eating Its Own Oceans (Live science, 14/11/2018) Why Is the Gulf of Maine Warming Faster Than 99% of the Ocean? (EOS, 12/11/2018) Le...

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      29 October - 12 November 2018 weeks

      2018-11-12

      Hurricane Season Is Almost Over - So Why Are Meteorologists Watching The Caribbean? (Forbes, 11/11/2018) NASA IceBridge Flight Spots Massive Antarctic Iceberg B-46 (SciTechDaily, 11/11/2018) Still waiting on El Niño for winter 2018 (Surfline, 10/11/2018) An ice age lasting 115,000 years in two minutes (Phys.org, 06/11/2018) GRACE-FO resumes data collection (Space Daily, 05/11/2018) Deep Floats Reveal Complex Ocean Circulation Patterns (EOS, 05/11/2018) Sea level rise forcing Banglad...

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      CFOSAT: first results

      2018-11-09

      First results of SWIM instrument few days after the CFOSAT launch.

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      CFOSAT: successful launch

      2018-10-29

      This night at 00:43 UTC, 29th October 2018, the French-Chinese CFOSAT satellite was successfully launched from China.

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      15 - 29 October 2018 weeks

      2018-10-29

      France-China space cooperation - CFOSat in orbit (CNES, 29/10/2018) Long March 2C lofts CFOSAT for CNES (Nasa spaceflight, 28/10/2018) El Nino alert gives first indications for Christmas weather (News.com, 25/10/2018) Polar Researchers Spot Two Rectangular Icebergs (Universe Today, 24/10/2018) State of the climate: New record ocean heat content and a growing El Niño (Carbon Brief, 23/10/2018) Mad scientists flip the Earth’s spin in climate models, watch water go nuts (Ars Technica, 17/10/20...

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      CFOSAT: D-4 before the launch !

      2018-10-26

      The French-Chinese CFOSAT satellite takes off next Monday from the Jiuquan Space Launch Center in China.

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      CFOSAT : what happens before the launch in 10 days?

      2018-10-19

      Ten days before the launch, all operations are nominal at the Jiuquan Space Launch Center in China.

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      CFOSAT: pre-launch workshop

      2018-10-11

      A meeting of CFOSAT pre-launch was held on 8-10 October 2018, at Ifremer in Brest (France).

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      Copernicus Sentinel-3 improves observation of inland waters

      2018-10-05

      While world-class scientists are meeting in the Azores to discuss how satellites have revealed changes in the height of the sea, ice, inland bodies of water and more, the Copernicus Sentinel-3 satellite has new reasons to shine.

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      22 September - 5 October 2018 Weeks

      2018-10-05

      The new normal? How climate change is making droughts worse (The Guardian, 03/10/2018) ICESat-2 laser fires for first time, measures Antarctic height (EurekAlert!, 03/10/2018) A rare combination of Category 5 storms in the Pacific (Axios, 02/10/2018) What caused the Indonesia tsunami and could lives have been saved? (The Guardian, 02/10/2018) Terrawatch: why did the quake in Sulawesi cause a tsunami? (The Guardian, 02/10/2018) Scientists solve a Southern Ocean climate change mystery (A...

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      New release of the Finite-Size Lyapunov Exponents (FSLEs)

      2018-10-04

      We are pleased to announce the new release of the AVISO+ dataset Finite-Size Lyapunov Exponents (FSLEs)

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      New release of the Mesoscale Eddy Trajectory Atlas

      2018-09-28

      We are pleased to announce the release of a AVISO+ dataset, the "Mesoscale Eddy Trajectory Atlas" product.

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      Live: 25 years of radar altimetry

      2018-09-21

      The opening session of the 25 Years of Progress in Radar Altimetry (Mon 24 Sep 08:55-13:00 UTC) will be live streamed for those who cannot unfortunately attend this event.

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      10 - 21 September 2018 weeks

      2018-09-21

      Keeping score on Earth's rising seas (Nasa's Sea Level, 18/09/2018) Hurricane Florence is a climate change triple threat (The Guardian , 14/09/2018) ICESat-2: Tracking Earth's Ice with Unparalleled Detail (Space.com, 13/09/2018) Antarctique : l’un des plus grands icebergs jamais vus prend le large (Futura Sciences, 18/09/2018) La NASA lance un laser en orbite pour mesurer la fonte des glaces (Le Monde, 15/09/2018) Comment les ouragans sont-ils classés ? (Le Monde, 12/09/2018) Météo: 70...

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      Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut

      2018-09-19

      In September 2018, the hurricane Florence crossed the Atlantic Ocean and hits the US coasts. At the same time, the typhoon Mangkhut, in the Pacific ocean, hits the Chinese coasts. Illustrations from the satellite Sentinel-3A data with the waves height at the passage of these storms.

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      CFOSAT : launch foreseen on October 29th, 2018

      2018-09-14

      The launch of the Chinese/French satellite CFOSAT is scheduled on October 29th, 2018.

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      12 - 24 November 2018 weeks

      How the Antarctic Circumpolar Current Helps Keep Antarctica Frozen (The Marine Executive, 24/11/2018) Beneath Antarctica’s Ice Is a Graveyard of Dead Continents (The N...

      29 October - 12 November 2018 weeks

      Hurricane Season Is Almost Over - So Why Are Meteorologists Watching The Caribbean? (Forbes, 11/11/2018) NASA IceBridge Flight Spots Massive Antarctic Iceberg B-46&nbs...

      CFOSAT: first results

      First results of SWIM instrument few days after the CFOSAT launch.

      CFOSAT: successful launch

      This night at 00:43 UTC, 29th October 2018, the French-Chinese CFOSAT satellite was successfully launched from China.

      15 - 29 October 2018 weeks

      France-China space cooperation - CFOSat in orbit (CNES, 29/10/2018) Long March 2C lofts CFOSAT for CNES (Nasa spaceflight, 28/10/2018) El Nino alert gives first indicat...

      CFOSAT: D-4 before the launch !

      The French-Chinese CFOSAT satellite takes off next Monday from the Jiuquan Space Launch Center in China.

      CFOSAT : what happens before the launch in 10 days?

      Ten days before the launch, all operations are nominal at the Jiuquan Space Launch Center in China.

      CFOSAT: pre-launch workshop

      A meeting of CFOSAT pre-launch was held on 8-10 October 2018, at Ifremer in Brest (France).

      Copernicus Sentinel-3 improves observation of inland waters

      While world-class scientists are meeting in the Azores to discuss how satellites have revealed changes in the height of the sea, ice, inland bodies of water and more, the...

      22 September - 5 October 2018 Weeks

      The new normal? How climate change is making droughts worse (The Guardian, 03/10/2018) ICESat-2 laser fires for first time, measures Antarctic height (EurekAlert!, ...

      New release of the Finite-Size Lyapunov Exponents (FSLEs)

      We are pleased to announce the new release of the AVISO+ dataset Finite-Size Lyapunov Exponents (FSLEs)

      New release of the Mesoscale Eddy Trajectory Atlas

      We are pleased to announce the release of a AVISO+ dataset, the "Mesoscale Eddy Trajectory Atlas" product. ...

      Live: 25 years of radar altimetry

      The opening session of the 25 Years of Progress in Radar Altimetry (Mon 24 Sep 08:55-13:00 UTC) will be live streamed for those who cannot unfortunately attend this event...

      10 - 21 September 2018 weeks

      Keeping score on Earth's rising seas (Nasa's Sea Level, 18/09/2018) Hurricane Florence is a climate change triple threat (The Guardian , 14/09/2018) ICESat-2: Trackin...

      Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut

      In September 2018, the hurricane Florence crossed the Atlantic Ocean and hits the US coasts. At the same time, the typhoon Mangkhut, in the Pacific ocean, hits the Chines...

      CFOSAT : launch foreseen on October 29th, 2018

      The launch of the Chinese/French satellite CFOSAT is scheduled on October 29th, 2018.

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      December 2018: Retrieving hidden water contribution to river from space
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