JASON-1_IGDR_GEODETIC_1

PODAAC-J1IGD-BINGO

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  • Abstract
    The Jason-1 Interim Geophysical Data Record (IGDR) from the Geodetic mission contain full accuracy altimeter data, with the exception of an interim orbit (accuracy less than 4 cm), provided within 3 days of data collection. The instruments on Jason-1 make direct observations of the following quantities: altimeter range, significant wave height, ocean radar backscatter cross-section (a measure of wind speed), ionospheric electron content (derived by a simple formula), tropospheric water content, and position relative to the GPS satellite constellation. The IGDR contain all relevant corrections needed to calculate the sea surface height. Sea surface height anomaly calculation and the recommended data editing criteria are specified in the Jason-1 I/GDR User Handbook. Since the IGDR is an interim product it is not validated, for the most accurate data available from the project use the GDR which has a 6 week time lag.

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    Data Dates
    Creation
    Last Revision
    Processing Level

    2

    Quality
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    Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • OCEANS
    • OCEAN WAVES
    • SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT
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    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • OCEANS
    • SEA SURFACE TOPOGRAPHY
    • SEA SURFACE HEIGHT
    • NONE

Acquisition Information Fields:

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Platforms
  • Satellite
    Jason-1 Geodetic
    Instruments
    • JMR
    • POSEIDON-2

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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
    HORIZONTAL CARTESIAN CARTESIAN
Location Keywords
    • GEOGRAPHIC REGION
    • GLOBAL

Data Centers

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  • Jason-1 CNES
    PROCESSOR

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  • PO.DAAC
    ARCHIVER

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  • Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, N
    ARCHIVER
    Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA

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Data Contacts

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    Technical Contact
    Jessica Hausman

    Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, N

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