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    • [Sentinel-3A and Sentinel-3B] New added-value products available

      2019-02-22

      New Along-track Significant Wave Height (SWH) Level-2+ (L2P) products are now available for Sentinel-3A and Sentinel-3B.

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      25 January - 17 February Press review

      2019-02-19

      NOAA announces the arrival of El Nino (NOAA, 14/02/2019) Satellites reveal a new view of Earth’s water from space (The Conversation, 13/02/2019) Eddies Influence Productivity in the Subtropical Open Ocean (EOS, 13/02/2019) Two sea level studies have some good news, bad news (Ars Technica, 02/08/2019) At many river deltas, scientists are missing a major source of sea level rise (Science Mag, 30/01/2019) River levels tracked from space (Science Daily, 29/01/2019) L’origine des vagues scélé...

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      08 - 24 January 2019 Press review

      2019-01-29

      EU and ESA signs agreement to provide financial resources for Copernicus Programme (Geospatial World, 24/01/2019) Deep data state of the climate: How the world warmed in 2018 (Red Green and Blue, 22/01/2019) How Arctic Cyclones Change the Sea Ice (EOS, 14/01/2019) Climate change makes seas rise faster and faster (Science News for Students, 10/01/2019) Three pioneers in the study of rising sea levels win the Frontiers of Knowledge Award (EurekAlert!, 09/01/2019) How Much Hotter Is Your H...

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      [Sentinel-3B] New added-value products are available

      2019-01-24

      New Along-track Sea Surface Heights Level-2+ (L2P) products are now available for Copernicus Sentinel-3B.

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      How to use altimetry for hydrology?

      2019-01-21

      A document to explain altimetry for hydrology on Aviso+

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      Jason-3's third birthday

      2019-01-18

      On January 17th, Jason-3 celebrated the third anniversary of its launch after having orbited the Earth more than 14,000 times. But it was not just any anniversary.

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      Presentation of Swot future data products for hydrology and oceanography

      2019-01-17

      Information on what the future Swot products will be in terms of content, format, etc.

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      17 December - 07 January 2019 Press review

      2019-01-11

      How El Nino Impacts Solar and Wind Power Supply (WeatherNation, 07/01/2019) Study finds 2018 was fourth warmest on record: EU's Copernicus (Euronews, 07/01/2019) Scientists Invited to Collaborate in Satellite Mission’s Debut (Eos, 02/01/2019) Vital ecosystems in tidal flats lost to development and rising sea levels (The Guardian, 28/12/2018) Deadly weather: the human cost of 2018's climate disasters – visual guide (The Guardian, 21/12/2018) Interpreting Mosaics of Ocean Bioge...

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      1 - 16 December 2018 weeks

      2018-12-18

      Snow over Antarctica buffered sea level rise during last century (Science Daily, 13/12/2018) Drones help map sea level rise (Phys.org, 12/12/2018) The Arctic Ocean has lost 95 percent of its oldest ice — a startling sign of what’s to come (Washington Post, 11/12/2018) Argo finds ocean stores 90% of the Earth's heat and water is getting saltier (Daily Mail, 10/12/2018) Another El Niño on the horizon? (Esa, 07/12/2018) Ice loss in Greenland is Accelerating (Universe Today, 06/12/2018) Port...

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      CFOSAT: the end of the Commissioning Phase

      2018-12-05

      Since it was successfully launched on October 29th, 2018, CFOSAT satellite, SWIM and SCAT instruments have been tested and validated during the Commissioning Phase that ended few days ago.

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      12 - 24 November 2018 weeks

      2018-11-27

      How the Antarctic Circumpolar Current Helps Keep Antarctica Frozen (The Marine Executive, 24/11/2018) Beneath Antarctica’s Ice Is a Graveyard of Dead Continents (The New York Times, 23/11/2018) What a sinking island can tell us about sea-level change and earthquakes (Phys.org, 21/11/2018) How rare are November hurricanes? (EarthSky, 20/11/2018) The Earth Is Eating Its Own Oceans (Live science, 14/11/2018) Why Is the Gulf of Maine Warming Faster Than 99% of the Ocean? (EOS, 12/11/2018) Le...

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      29 October - 12 November 2018 weeks

      2018-11-12

      Hurricane Season Is Almost Over - So Why Are Meteorologists Watching The Caribbean? (Forbes, 11/11/2018) NASA IceBridge Flight Spots Massive Antarctic Iceberg B-46 (SciTechDaily, 11/11/2018) Still waiting on El Niño for winter 2018 (Surfline, 10/11/2018) An ice age lasting 115,000 years in two minutes (Phys.org, 06/11/2018) GRACE-FO resumes data collection (Space Daily, 05/11/2018) Deep Floats Reveal Complex Ocean Circulation Patterns (EOS, 05/11/2018) Sea level rise forcing Banglad...

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      CFOSAT: first results

      2018-11-09

      First results of SWIM instrument few days after the CFOSAT launch.

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      CFOSAT: successful launch

      2018-10-29

      This night at 00:43 UTC, 29th October 2018, the French-Chinese CFOSAT satellite was successfully launched from China.

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      15 - 29 October 2018 weeks

      2018-10-29

      France-China space cooperation - CFOSat in orbit (CNES, 29/10/2018) Long March 2C lofts CFOSAT for CNES (Nasa spaceflight, 28/10/2018) El Nino alert gives first indications for Christmas weather (News.com, 25/10/2018) Polar Researchers Spot Two Rectangular Icebergs (Universe Today, 24/10/2018) State of the climate: New record ocean heat content and a growing El Niño (Carbon Brief, 23/10/2018) Mad scientists flip the Earth’s spin in climate models, watch water go nuts (Ars Technica, 17/10/20...

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      CFOSAT: D-4 before the launch !

      2018-10-26

      The French-Chinese CFOSAT satellite takes off next Monday from the Jiuquan Space Launch Center in China.

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      [Sentinel-3A and Sentinel-3B] New added-value products available

      New Along-track Significant Wave Height (SWH) Level-2+ (L2P) products are now available for Sentinel-3A and Sentinel-3B.

      25 January - 17 February Press review

      NOAA announces the arrival of El Nino (NOAA, 14/02/2019) Satellites reveal a new view of Earth’s water from space (The Conversation, 13/02/2019) Eddies Influence Prod...

      08 - 24 January 2019 Press review

      EU and ESA signs agreement to provide financial resources for Copernicus Programme (Geospatial World, 24/01/2019) Deep data state of the climate: How the world warme...

      [Sentinel-3B] New added-value products are available

      New Along-track Sea Surface Heights Level-2+ (L2P) products are now available for Copernicus Sentinel-3B.

      How to use altimetry for hydrology?

      A document to explain altimetry for hydrology on Aviso+

      Jason-3's third birthday

      On January 17th, Jason-3 celebrated the third anniversary of its launch after having orbited the Earth more than 14,000 times. But it was not just any anniversary.

      Presentation of Swot future data products for hydrology and oceanography

      Information on what the future Swot products will be in terms of content, format, etc.

      17 December - 07 January 2019 Press review

      How El Nino Impacts Solar and Wind Power Supply (WeatherNation, 07/01/2019) Study finds 2018 was fourth warmest on record: EU's Copernicus (Euronews, 07/01...

      1 - 16 December 2018 weeks

      Snow over Antarctica buffered sea level rise during last century (Science Daily, 13/12/2018) Drones help map sea level rise (Phys.org, 12/12/2018) The Arctic Ocean ha...

      CFOSAT: the end of the Commissioning Phase

      Since it was successfully launched on October 29th, 2018, CFOSAT satellite, SWIM and SCAT instruments have been tested and validated during the Commissioning Phase that e...

      12 - 24 November 2018 weeks

      How the Antarctic Circumpolar Current Helps Keep Antarctica Frozen (The Marine Executive, 24/11/2018) Beneath Antarctica’s Ice Is a Graveyard of Dead Continents (The N...

      29 October - 12 November 2018 weeks

      Hurricane Season Is Almost Over - So Why Are Meteorologists Watching The Caribbean? (Forbes, 11/11/2018) NASA IceBridge Flight Spots Massive Antarctic Iceberg B-46&nbs...

      CFOSAT: first results

      First results of SWIM instrument few days after the CFOSAT launch.

      CFOSAT: successful launch

      This night at 00:43 UTC, 29th October 2018, the French-Chinese CFOSAT satellite was successfully launched from China.

      15 - 29 October 2018 weeks

      France-China space cooperation - CFOSat in orbit (CNES, 29/10/2018) Long March 2C lofts CFOSAT for CNES (Nasa spaceflight, 28/10/2018) El Nino alert gives first indicat...

      CFOSAT: D-4 before the launch !

      The French-Chinese CFOSAT satellite takes off next Monday from the Jiuquan Space Launch Center in China.

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    • SAR-altimetry mode implemented onboard Sentinel-3 can be further refined so as to reach 50 cm resolution along-track.
      March 2019: Focusing on small water bodies
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      Rogue waves
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