Oceans and atmosphere interlinked
10 January 2018
ESA's Climate Change Initiative is compiling data from Earth Observation satellites across multiple oceans and atmosphere parameters to help improve our knowledge of how the climate is changing.
This is not a one-way process, however, because the atmosphere also affects the oceans and helps to drive ocean circulation, which plays an important role in moderating our climate.
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13 July 2018
The Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission has revealed that, on average, Greenland's glaciers are now flowing more slowly into the Arctic Ocean.
While glacial flow may have slowed overall, in summer glaciers flow 25% faster than they do in the winter.