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Topic 1e - Sea Level Rise ­ mooc-library. Topic 1d - Large scale ocean currents ­ mooc-library. A Novel Ocean Scatterometer for Simultaneous Measurements of Marine Winds and Surface Currents. The film "The Day After Tomorrow" - comments by climatologist Stefan Rahmstorf. The film shows a disastrous and abrupt climate change.

The film "The Day After Tomorrow" - comments by climatologist Stefan Rahmstorf

Due to man-made global warming, first the Larsen B ice shelf breaks up (this did happen in the real world, see animation of satellite images - allegedly only after the authors had written it into the film). This event is used to introduce the main paleo-climatologist character, Jack Hall, who is drilling out there and narrowly escapes. Later, in the north, meltwater inflow brings the North Atlantic Current to a halt, causing severe cooling. A Novel Ocean Scatterometer for Simultaneous Measurements of Marine Winds and Surface Currents. The film "The Day After Tomorrow" - comments by climatologist Stefan Rahmstorf. Topic 1d - Large scale ocean currents ­ mooc-library. CCI Open Data Portal. Topic 1c - Climate Change ­ mooc-library. Monitoring Climate. CEOS. Introduction to the Electromagnetic Spectrum - Mission:Science. When you tune your radio, watch TV, send a text message, or pop popcorn in a microwave oven, you are using electromagnetic energy.

Introduction to the Electromagnetic Spectrum - Mission:Science

You depend on this energy every hour of every day. Without it, the world you know could not exist. How does Earth Observation work? How does Earth Observation work?

How does Earth Observation work?

Meteosat 1: the first image The single location where we can learn the most about our planet is found nowhere on Earth but high up above it. Topic 1b - The Copernicus Programme and CMEMS ­ mooc-library. EUMETSAT Oceans Data Viewer. Introduction to the Electromagnetic Spectrum - Mission:Science. CEOS. Topic 1a - Why Satellites? ­ mooc-library. Sat Track App. How does Earth Observation work? Glossary. The air surrounding the Earth, described as a series of shells or layers of different characteristics.

Glossary

The atmosphere, composed mainly of nitrogen and oxygen with traces of carbon dioxide, water vapor, and other gases, acts as a buffer between Earth and the sun. The layers, troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere, and the exosphere, vary around the globe and in response to seasonal changes. Acronyms. Glossary. International Cooperation.