SMOS meets ocean monsters

Paris (ESA) Oct 02, 2015

ESA’s SMOS and two other satellites are together providing insight into how surface winds evolve under tropical storm clouds in the Pacific Ocean. This new information could to help predict extreme weather at sea.

This year, a particularly strong El Nino is resulting in much higher surface ocean temperatures than normal. The surplus heat that is being drawn into the atmosphere is helping t —> Read More