🌊 The #SeeingTheSeas Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite that launched today has a family tree, with branches to @NASAEarth, @CNES & @ESA missions. About this U.S.-European partnership, joining tech & resources to collect the most accurate data yet on sea levels:
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I have two questions. First how position of moon influences sea levels during measurements and how is the effect calibrated over time? Second when sea level rises what happens to atmosphere, is it compressed or is it raised?
@DelantaeT @NASAEarth @CNES @esa Hi DeLantae! Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich will gives us the most precise measurements ever of sea level rise to better understand the impacts to humanity. It will also study Earth's atmosphere to see how Earth's climate is changing. Here's more: