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November 16, 2016
Sentinel-3a is part of a fleet of satellites and was launched in February 2016 to observe Earth's oceans, land and atmosphere. It contains a suite of advanced instruments powered by solar panels. They record different measurements including sea level, temperature and colour. The data is helping us better understand our changing climate and El Niño, a climate cycle that influences the likelihood of extreme weather.Amy, Exhibition Developer, Science Museum
Ewa works with the sensors on the Sentinel-3 satellites that monitor ocean colour.
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