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SWOT – Surface Water and Topography Mission

Collecting surface water and ocean topography measurements from space

2022-11-25 – Canada is contributing a key component of NASA's radar instrument on the SWOT satellite. This device will be used to collect precise water measurements. The data collected will contribute to improving ocean circulation models, weather and climate predictions, and water management. (Credit: Canadian Space Agency)

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The infographic shows the Earth from space, with the SWOT mission satellite in the foreground. There is an arrow pointing at the spot on the satellite where Canada's contribution to the mission, a high-tech-device, is installed. There is a picture of the device on the infographic.

Canada's contribution to the SWOT mission satellite helps collect precise water measurements.

The data contributes to improving:

  • weather and climate predictions
  • ocean circulation models
  • water management

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Image size: 2400 x 1800 pixels
Resolution: 72 dpi

Photo taken on November 25, 2022

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