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Mesoscale Eddy Trajectory Atlas Product META3.0exp NRT

Types of dataset: multimission altimeter products.

Contents: multimission altimetry-derived eddy trajectories in version 3.0exp NRT (for Near-Real-Time).

Use: study of ocean mesoscale eddies

Condition of access: These products are available free of charge for any purpose (scientific, operational, commercial, etc.) as stated in the licence agreement. Users should keep in mind that these products are experimental products. Notably, they are not produced on an operational basis. 

Data access service: FTP

Description: eddies detected from the multimission altimetry datasets, with location each day giving the type (cyclonic/anticyclonic), speed, radius and associated metadata, for the altimetry period: 01/01/2018 - ongoing with15 days delay

Geographic coverage: global

Format: NetCDF-4 Classic with CF standards.

An example of eddy merging with NRT3.0exp version is given below (you can download the video here):


Citation: If you use the data, please cite: The altimetric Mesoscale Eddy Trajectories Atlas (META3.0exp NRT) is produced by SSALTO/DUACS and distributed by AVISO+( ) with support from CNES, in collaboration with IMEDEA.


Copyright : 2018 - ongoing CLS - Cnes - IMEDEA

Eddy dataset

Authenticated access service Frequency Data period File weight
Merged version 3.0exp
see your MY AVISO+ daily From Jan. 2018  - ongoing (with 15 days latency) 2 files of 450 and 470 MB

See also

META3.2 DT version
META3.2exp NRT version
META3.1exp DT version (this version is not maintained anymore)
META2.0 DT version (not recommended, this version is not maintained anymore)
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