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RADS ERS-2

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Product description

PRODUCT TYPE

data

INPUT DATA

OUTPUT TYPE

along-track

SATELLITE

ERS-2

AGENCIES

GRID TYPE cartesian
CONTENTS

Radar Altimeter Database System ERS-2 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.

APPLICATIONS
  • mesoscale oceanography
  • ocean circulation
  • ocean variability
  • calval
  • meteorology
  • ocean-atmosphere gas transfers
  • USER

    advanced

    GEOGRAPHICAL SCALE

    global

    GEOGRAPHICAL COVERAGE
    82.0
    -180.0 180.0
    -82.0
    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 1995-04-29 - onGoing QUALITY CONTROL
    PARAMETERS
    • sea_surface_height, m, CF
    UPDATED everyTwoMonths
    BY name : DEOS
    email adress : eelco@deos.tudelft.nl
    web site : http://rads.tudelft.nl/rads/rads.shtml
    MENTION

    COPYRIGHT

    Delivery

    Resource Volume Format Distributed by Licence/conditions
    HTTP
    100 KB GIF

    name : DEOS/RADS
    email adress : eelco@deos.tudelft.nl
    web site : http://rads.tudelft.nl/rads/data/authentication.shtml
    free (online registration)
    HTTP
    2 MB (tar+gzip) ASCII

    name : DEOS/RADS
    email adress : eelco@deos.tudelft.nl
    web site : http://rads.tudelft.nl/rads/data/authentication.shtml
    free (online registration)

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  • Last update: 2006-11-07

     

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