Product description

PRODUCT TYPE data INPUT DATA OUTPUT TYPE along-track
SATELLITE Geosat AGENCIES US NAVY GRID TYPE cartesian
CONTENTS Radar Altimeter Database System Geosat product provide via your web browser an image output of selected parameters, or an ASCII output that you can download on your local system; geophysical corrections are available so that you can compute your own sea level anomaly, with a temporal or geographic extraction. Datasets are selected in accordance with Geosat phase a and phase b.
APPLICATIONS
  • mesoscale oceanography
  • ocean circulation
  • ocean variability
  • calval
  • meteorology
  • ocean-atmosphere gas transfers
USER advanced
GEOGRAPHICAL SCALE global GEOGRAPHICAL COVERAGE
72.0°
-180.0° 3.1 180.0°
-72.0°
SPATIAL RESOLUTION REFERENCE SURFACE
  • TOPEX ellipsoid
  • EGM96 geoid height
  • GSFC00.1 mean sea surface height
  • MSSCLS01 mean sea surface height
  • GGM02C geoid height
TEMPORAL COVERAGE 1985-03-31 – 1989-12-30 QUALITY CONTROL
PARAMETERS
  • sea_surface_height_above_sea_level, m, CF
UPDATED unknown BY name : DEOS
email adress: e.n.doornbos@tudelft.nl
web site: http://rads.tudelft.nl/rads/rads.shtml
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Delivery

Resource Volume Format Distributed by Licence/conditions
HTTP 300 KB GIF name : DEOS/RADS
email adress: e.n.doornbos@tudelft.nl
web site: http://rads.tudelft.nl/rads/rads.shtml
free (online registration)
HTTP 5 MB (tar+gzip) ASCII name : DEOS/RADS
email adress:  e.n.doornbos@tudelft.nl
web site: http://rads.tudelft.nl/rads/rads.shtml
free (online registration)

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Last update: 2006-11-08