Q. With reference to Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission consider the following statements:
1.It will help in improving accuracy of flood forecasts and provide a better monitoring system for natural calamities.
2.It will make the first global survey of the Earth’s surface water.
3.It will help in providing information related to the changing pattern of the ocean water to due to the neap tide.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: A
Notes:

Statement 1 and 2 are correct. SWOT will help in improving accuracy of flood forecasts and provide a better monitoring system for natural calamities. It will make the first global survey of the Earth’s surface water.

Statement 3 is incorrect. There is no such feature of the mission.

Source: ForumIAS