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Platform: SWOT > Surface Water Ocean Topography
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Orbit
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Sun-Synchronous
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Description
[Source: NASA Earth Science Decadal Survey Studies, http://decadal.gsfc.nasa.gov/swot.html ]

Mission objectives:

* SWOT will combine the concepts of WaTER (Water and Terrestrial Elevation Recovery) and the Hydrosphere Mapper missions into a single one to address the objectives of both land hydrology and oceanography.
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Primary Sponsors:
USA/NASA
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