I spoke last week (PODCAST: June 6, 2011) about the Aquarius Mission to map the salinity of the surface of the sea (SSS). I observed the launch of the spacecraft the following Friday – this is what I saw. (Broadcast on the Monday morning program, hosted by Michael Young).
A week before the launch of the Aquarius Mission, I spoke with oceanographer Dr. Yi Chao, Aquarius project scientist, about how the spacecraft would offer a much-needed check on numerical climate models. Aired on the KVMR Evening News.
Ours is an ocean planet: Saltwater covers more than two-thirds of Earth’s surface. The oceans have a huge influence on Earth’s workings, and, not least, on its climate.
I spoke recently with Alan Trujillo, co-author, with Harold Thurman, of ESSENTIALS OF OCEANOGRAPHY, published by Prentice Hall.
- Prentice Hall web page
- Web page for the book