Interim Geophysical Data Record - Sea Surface Height - Jason-3

Abstract:
The Interim Geophysical Data Record - Sea Surface Height Anomaly (IGDR-SSHA) is available to users within 1.5 days from instrument sensing. It can be considered a subset, or derived data set, from the complete IGDR product. The main geophysical parameters in the IGDR-SSHA product is sea surface height anomaly, derived from the Poseidon altimeter on-board the Jason-3 satellite. This is product is given at 1 Hz sampling, and includes all the parameters used into the calculation of the sea surface height anomaly, such as altimeter ranges, orbit data (altitude), water vapour correction, geophysical corrections and geophysical references. Other important parameters, intended to help with the interpretation and use of the data for different applications, are also included. These are for example backscatter coefficients and a range of processing quality flags. The orbit used to compute sea surface height is estimated on ground from DORIS and Laser Ranging measurements. Each file contains data corresponding to a pole to pole pass. This product is mainly targeting operational oceanography applications.

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General

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    • Interim Geophysical Data Record - Sea Surface Height - Jason-3
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    • creation: 2016-02-12
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    • 18 avenue Edouard Belin
      31 401Toulouse CEDEX 4
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