Product description

PRODUCT TYPE data INPUT DATA raw altimeter data OUTPUT TYPE along-track
SATELLITE ERS-2 AGENCIES ESA GRID TYPE
CONTENTS This is a global product giving values at regular intervals along the satellite track of surface range, satellite altitude, windspeed and significant wave height at nadir, and the altimeter waveform data. It is processed using the precise orbit and giving full geophysical corrections. The WAP product includes both data over ocean, ice and land. Since 22 June 2003 dataset are limited to ground station visibility.
APPLICATIONS
  • re-tracking
  • hydrology
  • ice
  • meteorology
  • ocean-atmosphere gas transfers
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GEOGRAPHICAL SCALE global GEOGRAPHICAL COVERAGE
82.0°
-180.0° 3.1 180.0°
-82.0°
SPATIAL RESOLUTION 20 Hz REFERENCE SURFACE
TEMPORAL COVERAGE 1996-04-29 – 2003-06-22 QUALITY CONTROL https://earth.esa.int/web/sppa/documentation/ers-2/
PARAMETERS
  • sea_surface_height_above_reference_ellipsoid, m, CF
  • sea_surface_wave_significant_height, m, CF
UPDATED unknown BY name : ESA
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web site : http://earth.esa.int/
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Last update: 2006-10-19