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This article explains how the TOPEX/Poseidon satellite has been used to measure changes in sea level due to heat storage in the ocean. The satellite is able to measure and compensate for the effects of solar and lunar tides so that the data can be used for the study of ocean circulation.

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Space Science,Astronomy,Oceanography,NSDL,Chemistry,High School,Science,Thermal expansion,eddies,Geoscience,Physical oceanography,Space science,Physical sciences,Physics,NSDL_SetSpec_2802835,Earth science,Space sciences,Sea surface temperature,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20070206161957352T

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