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Wave experimental products

SALP/CAWATAC ("Coordination des Activités Amont du Wave TAC") Experimental products: along-track significant wave height 5Hz

Types of dataset: SALP multimission "Experimental" altimeter products. Preparation to the future Copernicus Marine Service L3 high resolution standards and to the SWOT Era.

DOI10.24400/527896/a01-2022.013 -  more metadata

Contents: multimission significant wave heights at 5Hz

Use: coastal and regional studies, sea state characterization and short scales correlation with ocean variability (mesoscale circulation,...)

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

Citation: When using the SALP/CAWATAC experimental products, please cite: "Those products were processed by SALP/CAWATAC and distributed by AVISO+ ( with support from CNES (”

Description: added value product resulting from specific processes, available in delayed time over one year: 2021. 

Geographic coverage: global

Format: NetCDF


  • User handbook: SALP/CAWATAC experimental products handbook: along-track SWH at 5Hz : soon available


Copyright : 2021-2022 CLS/Cnes

Delayed-time Wave along-track 5Hz products

Satellite Area Type Authenticated access service Data period File weight
CFOSAT global

CMEMS “L3 like”
Along-track products

please refer to MY AVISO+ and select the product
"Wave experimental products”

01/01/2021 - 31/12/2021

Approximately 4 Go per mission
for the whole time period

Jason-3 06/01/2021 - 08/01/2022
AltiKa 04/01/2021 - 24/01/2022
HY-2B 04/01/2021 - 03/01/2022
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