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Question 1: Jason-1 is named for:

Answers: Jason-1 is named for a hero of Greek mythology.

Question 2: The Jason-1 satellite is equipped with some pretty sophisticated instruments. Which piece of the following equipment is not on Jason-1?

Answers: Jason-1 is not equipped with a scanning electron microscope.

Question 3: If the radiowaves sent out by the altimeter are gone for 0.03 seconds, how high is the altimeter?

Answers: The altimeter is 4,500,000 meters high.

Question 4: What kind of images of Earth does the radiometer make?

Answers: The radiometer makes infrared images of Earth.

Question 5: Knowing the topography of the ocean helps people to do all of the following except?

Answers: Knowing the topography of the ocean does not help track sea bird migration.

Question 6: The heat in the top three meters of the ocean is equal to ?

Answers: The heat in the top three meters of the ocean is equal to the heat stored in the whole atmosphere.