Comparison of Historical and Simulated Sea Surface Salinity
Alt Tag: Comparison of historical and simulated sea surface salinity.Description:
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.