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MADT - Maps of Absolute Dynamic Topography & absolute geostrophic velocities

Types of dataset: Ssalto/Duacs gridded multimission altimeter products. 
Contents: gridded sea surface heights above geoid and associated geostrophic velocities; dynamic topography is the sum of sea level anomaly (SLA) and mean dynamic topography (MDT). 
Condition of access : The Copernicus Marine and Environment Monitoring Service (CMEMS) has taken over the whole processing and distribution of those products (formerly distributed by Aviso+, no change in the scientific content).
Description:gridded multimission product, provided in near-real time and in delayed time through the CMEMS data access services.

The informations about the satellites taken into account are given in the NetCDF file global attributes description (named "platform").
Geographic coverage: global. A specific regional product with an improved quality is available in local areas (more information).
Copyright: 1993 - ongoing EU Copernicus Marine Service

Transition of SLA products to CMEMS:

The detailed list of products concerned by the transition and links to CMEMS catalogue are available here.

Useful links on CMEMS website:

 

 

 

See also: DUACS Product validation & information

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