Product description

PRODUCT TYPE data INPUT DATA GDR, OPR OUTPUT TYPE gridded
SATELLITE Jason-1
Envisat
ERS 1/2
GFO
Topex/Poseidon
merged (all)
AGENCIES CNES
ESA
NASA
NOAA
US NAVY
GRID TYPE cartesian
mercator
CONTENTS Multimission gridded sea surface heights computed with respect to a seven-year mean. This product is provided with corresponding geostrophic currents and formal mapping error files.
APPLICATIONS
  • operational oceanography
  • mesoscale oceanography
  • ocean circulation
  • ocean variability
  • climate
USER beginner
GEOGRAPHICAL SCALE global GEOGRAPHICAL COVERAGE
82.0°
-180.0° 3.1 180.0°
-82.0°
SPATIAL RESOLUTION 1/4 degree
1/3 degree
1 degree
REFERENCE SURFACE
  • mean profile
TEMPORAL COVERAGE 2001-08-01 – onGoing QUALITY CONTROL ftp://ftp.cls.fr/pub/oceano/DUACS/QualityReports/latest/
PARAMETERS
  • sea_surface_height_above_sea_level, m, CF
  • surface_eastward_geostrophic_sea_water_velocity, m s-1,CF
  • surface_northward_geostrophic_sea_water_velocity, m s-1,CF
UPDATED daily BY name : AVISO
email adress : aviso@cls.fr
web site : http://www.aviso.altimetry.fr/
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 1.6 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: 2006-09-29