Scientists studying the flow of freshwater as a clue to how the Earth's climate is changing are pleased with the first ocean-surface salinity map produced by the U.S./Argentine Aquarius/SAC-D spacecraft. “Aquarius's salinity data are showing much higher quality than we expected to see this early in the mission,” says Gary Lagerloef of Earth & Space Research in Seattle, the mission's principal investigator. “Aquarius soon will allow scientists to explore the connections between global ...


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