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Gridded Sea Level Heights and geostrophic currents - Antarctic Ocean

Types of dataset: Experimental Ssalto/Duacs gridded multimission altimeter products dedicated to Antarctic Ocean. This dataset is one of the experimental products which are available on the SSALTO/DUACS experimental products

DOI10.24400/527896/a01-2022.010   -  more metadata

Contents: multimission sea level heights computed with respect to a twenty-year mean and associated geostrophic current anomalies. The formal error is also included.

Condition of access : Users should keep in mind that these products are experimental products. Notably, they are not produced on an operational basis. 

Description: Sea level and geostrophic current anomalies grids for the Antarctic Ocean from radar altimeter measurements, available for 1 multimission file combining 3 satellites : SARAL/AltiKa, Cryosat-2 and Sentinel-3A.

Citation: When using the SSALTO/DUACS experimental products, please cite: "Those products were processed by SSALTO/DUACS (DOI: 10.24400/527896/a01-2022.010 version 1.0) and distributed by AVISO+ ( with support from CNES”

Geographic coverage: Antarctic Ocean.

Tools: The method is described in

Copyright: 2013-2019 - Cnes/Cls.

Video: Southern ocean absolute dynamic topography maps from multimission satellite altimetry. Particules are advected into the ocean currents and the black line denotes the 30% threshold in sea ice concentration.

Delayed-time gridded SLA dedicated to Antarctic Ocean products

Satellite Area Version Type Authenticated access service Data period File weight
Merged Antarctic 1.0 gridded (mutlimission Saral/AtiKa/Cryosat-2/Sentinel-3A) please refer to MY AVISO+ and select the product "Ssalto/Duacs Experimental products: along-track and gridded Sea Level Heights and velocities" 2013/04/01 - 2019/07/31 3.2 Gb
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