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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
    -180.0 180.0
    -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 : eelco@deos.tudelft.nl
    web site : http://rads.tudelft.nl/rads/rads.shtml
    MENTION

    COPYRIGHT

    Delivery

    Resource Volume Format Distributed by Licence/conditions
    HTTP
    300 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
    5 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: 2006-11-08

     

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