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Featured: Measuring Water Levels with Microwaves

In this Making Waves podcast episode, we visit a research station perched at the end of a long pier in Duck, North Carolina, to get a close-up look at the microwave radar water level sensor—a revolutionary step forward in how NOAA measures water levels around the nation. 

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