NASA's "Salt of the Earth" Aquarius Reveals First Map

NASA's "Salt of the Earth" Aquarius Reveals First Map
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This new map is a composite of the first two and a half weeks of data since Aquarius became operational on August 25. The numerical values represent salt concentration in parts per thousand (grams of salt per kilogram of sea water). Yellow and red colors represent areas of higher salinity, with blues and purples indicating areas of lower salinity. Areas colored black are gaps in the data. The average salinity on the map is about 35. [Source: NASA/GSFC/JPL-Caltech]
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