Product description

PRODUCT TYPE software DATA HANDLED Radar altimetry data
SATELLITE Jason-1
Envisat
ERS 1/2
GFO
Topex/Poseidon
merged (all)
AGENCIES CNES
ESA
CONTENTS A collection of read programs, processing and visualization tools for radar altimetry products. The Toolbox is designed with a graphical user interface that enables the operator to easily specify the processing parameters required by each tool.
APPLICATIONS
  • mesoscale oceanography
  • ocean circulation
  • ocean variability
  • climate
  • meteorology
  • ocean-atmosphere gas transfers
USER beginner
GEOGRAPHICAL SCALE global GEOGRAPHICAL COVERAGE
82.0°
-180.0° 180.0°
-82.0°
TEMPORAL COVERAGE – onGoing REFERENCE SURFACE
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
  • 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
  • sea_surface_wave_significant_height, m, CF
  • wind_speed, ms-1, CF
UPDATED asNeeded BY name : CNES/ESA
email adress :webmaster@altimetry.info
web site : http://www.altimetry.info/
MENTION
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Delivery

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HTTP 183 MB MS Windows name : CNES/ESA
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web site : http://www.altimetry.info/
free
HTTP 196 MB Linux name : CNES/ESA
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free
DVD-ROM name : CNES/ESA
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free

Last update: 2006-12-20