Product description

PRODUCT TYPE data INPUT DATA GDR, OPR OUTPUT TYPE gridded
SATELLITE merged (all) AGENCIES CNES
ESA
NASA
NOAA
US NAVY
GRID TYPE mercator
CONTENTS Multimission gridded sea surface heights above geoid; dynamic topography is the sum of sea level anomaly (SLA) and mean dynamic topography (MDT, Rio05 here). This product is provided with corresponding geostrophic currents.
APPLICATIONS
  • ocean circulation
USER beginner
GEOGRAPHICAL SCALE global GEOGRAPHICAL COVERAGE
82.0°
-180.0° 3.1 180.0°
-82.0°
SPATIAL RESOLUTION 1/3 degree REFERENCE SURFACE
TEMPORAL COVERAGE 2001-08-22 – onGoing QUALITY CONTROL ftp://ftp.cls.fr/pub/oceano/DUACS/QualityReports/latest/
PARAMETERS
  • sea_surface_height_above_geoid, m, CF
  • surface_eastward_geostrophic_sea_water_velocity_assuming_sea_level_for_geoid, m s-1, CF
  • surface_northward_geostrophic_sea_water_velocity_assuming_sea_level_for_geoid , m s-1, CF
UPDATED daily BY name : AVISO
email adress : aviso@cls.fr
web site : http://www.aviso.oceanobs.com
MENTION “The altimeter products were produced by Ssalto/Duacs and distributed by Aviso with support from Cnes”.
COPYRIGHT 2005-2006 CLS

Delivery

Resource Volume Format Distributed by Licence/conditions
FTP 2 Mb (gzip) NetCDF
3.5
name : AVISO
email adress : aviso@cls.fr
web site :http://www.aviso.oceanobs.com/
Ssalto/Duacs NRT data are available via FTP. User identification and password are required for data lower than 1 month. These data are distributed only for scientific applications (GodaeGlobal Ocean Data Assimilation Experiment, seasonal/climate prediction centres) provided that a data use agreement is signed with Cnes. Data older than one month are freely available. CLS remains in charge of the commercial applications of these near-real time products.
HTTP Live Access Server
6.3
name : AVISO
email adress : aviso@cls.fr
web site :http://www.aviso.oceanobs.com/
free
HTTP Opendap name : AVISO
email adress : aviso@cls.fr
web site :http://www.aviso.oceanobs.com/
free

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Last update: 2006-10-12