Comparison of Historical and Simulated Sea Surface Salinity[20-Oct-11] Top: Average annual sea surface salinity in the North Pacific Ocean based on historical data (World Ocean Atlas 2005). Bottom: Simulated (pre-launch) average annual sea surface salinity data showing resolution expected from the Aquarius instrument (Gary Lagerloef, Earth & Space Research). Credit: World Ocean Atlas (2005) and Gary Lagerloef.
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