Flat Map: 25-Aug-11 to 05-May-15 (Descending)
Alt Tag: Global sea surface salinity, 25-Aug-11 to 05-May-15 (flat, ascending).Map Description:
This map is a composite image of sea surface salinity (SSS) from August 25, 2011 through May 31, 2015 (descending passes) captured by Aquarius. This mission-length composite was created using version 5.0 Aquarius SSS data. Reds show higher salinity (40 grams per kilogram) and purples show relatively low salinity (30 grams per kilogram). Learn more about the Version 5 (V5) data here
. Credit: NASA.