Maps of flooding in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley

Water-Mapping Mission Takes Flight

Alt Tag: Maps of flooding in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley.
News Description: A mission to map Earth's water from space starts with a small passenger plane flying over California's Sacramento River. Such flights are helping scientists fine-tune a precision radar system called AirSWOT (Air Surface Water Ocean Topography), which will fly aboard the SWOT satellite planned for launch in 2020.