Jim Kossin

Atmospheric research scientist at the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies

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Atmospheric research scientist and hurricane specialist at the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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The  QuickSCAT  weather satellite has already
outlived its predicted lifespan by three years.  
 If it fails, the accuracy of predicting the paths and intensities of
hurricanes…

Aging but Crucial Hurricane Satellite May Not Be Replaced

The QuickSCAT weather satellite has already outlived its predicted lifespan by three years.   If it fails, the accuracy of predicting the paths and intensities of hurricanes…

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