MERGED_TP_J1_OSTM_OST_CYCLES_V4_1

PODAAC-ALTCY-TJ124

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  • Abstract
    This dataset contains along track geo-referenced Sea Surface Height Anomalies (SSHA) from TOPEX/Poseidon, Jason-1 and OSTM/Jason-2 (depending on time period) merged into a single mean reference orbit. All biases and cross-calibrations have been applied to the data so SSHA are consistent between satellites to form a single climate data record. Altimeter data from the multi-mission Geophysical Data Records (GDRs) are interpolated to a common reference orbit facilitating direct time series analysis of the geo-referenced SSH. The data are in netCDF format. Each file consists of one cycle of data, which is approximately 10 days long. Cycle 001 coincides with cycle 001 of TOPEX/Poseidon (September 25-October 3, 1992).

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    Data Dates
    Creation
    Last Revision
    Processing Level

    2

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    Science Keywords
    • Earth Science
    • Oceans
    • Sea Surface Topography
    • Sea Surface Height

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Platforms
  • spacecraft
    JASON-1
    Instruments
    • JMR
    • POSEIDON-2
  • SPACECRAFT
    OSTM/Jason-2
    Instruments
    • AMR
    • POSEIDON-3
  • Satellite
    Jason-3
    Instruments
    • POSEIDON-3B
  • spacecraft
    TOPEX/POSEIDON
    Instruments
    • TOPEX MICROWAVE RADIOMETER
    • POSEIDON ALTIMETER
    • TOPEX ALTIMETER

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Spatial Information Fields:

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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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  • GSFC
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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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