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Global view of sea surface temperature
Sea surface temperature model from JPL. Credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio (MP4, 7.6 MB).
Global view of sea surface temperature
Sea surface temperature model from JPL. Credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio (MP4, 7.6 MB).

Global SST Model (ECCO)

[13-Sep-2005] Sea surface temperature plays a vital role in the behavior of the Earth's climate and weather. It is both a causal factor and a resulting effect of complex interactions of natural forces on Earth. NASA not only measures sea surface temperature from space using powerful scientific instruments, but it also studies temperature processes in advanced computer models.
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