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NASA’s Earth Minute: Blowin’ in the Wind

Since 1978, NASA has been monitoring ocean winds via scatterometry, the data of which has improved weather and hurricane forecasts and helped us better understand global climate patterns. Knowing which way the wind is blowing over water is critical for industries such as shipping and fishing, and it helps predict unusual weather phenomena such as El Niño.

Publish Date
Run Time 00:01:16
Topic Earth & Climate
Series Earth Minute
Episode Episode 9
Video Quality HD
Rating TV-G