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A satellite has been launched with a mission to map all the world's oceans.
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The satellite has been dubbed SWOT Surface Water and Ocean Topography.
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Help them to monitor how climate change is adversely changing water levels.
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Climate change worsens droughts flooding and coastal erosion.
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We're going to see Earth's water like we've never seen it before.
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High precision radar equipment will measure the height of water.
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Potential areas of water loss that could threaten local populations and coastlines.
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NASA said SWOT is a marked technological upgrade from its predecessors.
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SWOT will give us a ten fold improvement in the accuracy and spatial resolution.
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Help scientists to better understand the critical role the oceans play.
See the SWOT water satellite lesson for the whole text.
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