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Global Ocean Migration Mapped with Satellite Lidar

During World War II, naval oceanographers discovered a reflective layer that rose and fell across their sonar screens once each day. Further research revealed that it comprised a global ocean migration of swarms of fish and tiny sea creatures­ called … Continue reading

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NASA Calipso Tracks Dust

The Calipso satellite uses its lidar sensor to quantify the amount of dust that is transported from the Sahara to the Amazon. Continue reading

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