Europe's orbiting ocean plotter

Clery, Daniel
April 1991
New Scientist;4/27/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1766, p41
Announces the upcoming launch of the European Space Agency's first remote sensing satellite, ERS-1. Launch of Seas at by NASA in 1978; Fail of the power system on Seasat; Use of radar; The World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE); Dopler effect; Synthetic aperture radar; Description of ERS-1's capabilities. INSET: A Stirling way to keep your sensors cool in space..


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