Mobile version
  • Temporal/geographical/parameters extractions, up to date corrections, operational and demonstration products available.
    • How to use altimetry for hydrology? - now also in Spanish and Portuguese

      2019-08-05

      A document to explain altimetry for hydrology on Aviso+

      Read more

      Michel Lefebvre passed away on July 21st, 2019

      2019-07-24

      Michel Lefebvre passed away on July 21st, 2019. Captain of the merchant navy, astronomer, geodesist, driving force, inspiring person, human being and literary man, he has been and was all that and more. He was one of the pioneer of satellite radar altimetry, promoting the French project "Poséidon", and collaborating with the US "TOPEX" project in the 1980s to merge them into 'Topex/Poseidon'. He was instrumental in the success of the mission, of the collaboration between th...

      Read more

      American Great Lakes at or near their highest in June/July this year

      2019-07-23

      All measurements, altimetry included, are showing the American Great Lakes are at a very high level this year.

      Read more

      SWOT Science Team call (TOSCA)

      2019-07-08

      CNES, in agreement with NASA, is launching a call for SWOT scientific proposals for the period April 2020 through March 2024

      Read more

      [Jason-2] Happy birthday Jason-2

      2019-06-20

      The Jason-2 oceanography satellite was launched on June 20, 2008. For the past 11 years, it has been accurately measuring the surface topography of the oceans.

      Read more

      29 May - 17 June 2019 Press Review

      2019-06-17

      Big earthquakes might make sea level rise worse. Here's how. (National Geographic, 17/06/2019) Mapped Area of Ocean Floor Doubles (The Marine Executive, 14/06/2019) Could more Hurricanes cool down the Atlantic? (News4Jax, 13/06/2019) Antarctic glaciers to honour 'satellite heroes' (BBC, 07/06/2019) Video: Perpetual ocean (EarthSky, 07/06/2019) These high-tech seals are charting future sea level rise (Pri, 03/06/2019) Antarctique : l'apparition de trous dans la banquise enfin expliquée (S...

      Read more

      A glimpse on Swot satellite building and testing

      2019-06-14

      A few photos showing building and testing of the future satellite Swot

      Read more

      1- 19 May 2019 Press review

      2019-05-20

      Nearly a quarter of West Antarctic ice is now unstable (University of Leeds, 16/05/2019) Water cycle wrapped (ESA, 15/05/2019) Image: Antarctica detailed in 3-D (Phys.org, 14/05/2019) Explorer Reaches Bottom of the Mariana Trench, Breaks Record for Deepest Dive Ever (LiveScience, 13/05/2019) Where Did All the Free-Flowing Rivers Go? (EOS, 08/05/2019) El Niño has rapidly become stronger and stranger, according to coral records (The Conversation, 06/05/2019) As Sea Levels Rise, Expect More...

      Read more

      [SARAL/Altika] Data quality : back to normal

      2019-04-26

      Since April 19th 2019, the availability and the quality of data measurements are better. ISRO teams have improved the pointing stability thanks to new operational procedures.

      Read more

      Article on line: Scientists Invited to Collaborate in Satellite Mission’s Debut

      2019-04-25

      An article by SWOT PIs and Science team members to present the "Adopt a cross-over" Swot initiative

      Read more

      Release of Jason-3 and Saral/Altika GDR annual validation reports 2018

      2019-04-23

      Those documents present the synthesis concerning validation activities of Jason-3 and Saral/Altika GDRs. They assess the altimeter data quality.

      Read more

      [Saral/AltiKa] Data information

      2019-04-19

      SARAL/AltiKa satellite encounters since 3rd of February 2019 some issues affecting the nadir pointing accuracy. ISRO Operational Team in charge of the platform is doing many efforts to fix the issues and to recover a nominal mission as soon as possible.

      Read more

      AVISO+ user satisfaction survey 2019

      2019-04-16

      The 2019 user satisfaction survey is now closed. We thank you for your contribution. This anonymous 5-7 minute-questionnaire aims at improving the quality of our products and services.

      Read more

      [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.

      Read more

      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...

      Read more

      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...

      Read more

      How to use altimetry for hydrology? - now also in Spanish and Portuguese

      A document to explain altimetry for hydrology on Aviso+

      Michel Lefebvre passed away on July 21st, 2019

      Michel Lefebvre passed away on July 21st, 2019. Captain of the merchant navy, astronomer, geodesist, driving force, inspiring person, human being and literary man, he ha...

      American Great Lakes at or near their highest in June/July this year

      All measurements, altimetry included, are showing the American Great Lakes are at a very high level this year.

      SWOT Science Team call (TOSCA)

      CNES, in agreement with NASA, is launching a call for SWOT scientific proposals for the period April 2020 through March 2024

      [Jason-2] Happy birthday Jason-2

      The Jason-2 oceanography satellite was launched on June 20, 2008. For the past 11 years, it has been accurately measuring the surface topography of the oceans.

      29 May - 17 June 2019 Press Review

      Big earthquakes might make sea level rise worse. Here's how. (National Geographic, 17/06/2019) Mapped Area of Ocean Floor Doubles (The Marine Executive, 14/06/2019) C...

      A glimpse on Swot satellite building and testing

      A few photos showing building and testing of the future satellite Swot

      1- 19 May 2019 Press review

      Nearly a quarter of West Antarctic ice is now unstable (University of Leeds, 16/05/2019) Water cycle wrapped (ESA, 15/05/2019) Image: Antarctica detailed in 3-D (Phys...

      [SARAL/Altika] Data quality : back to normal

      Since April 19th 2019, the availability and the quality of data measurements are better. ISRO teams have improved the pointing stability thanks to new operational proced...

      Article on line: Scientists Invited to Collaborate in Satellite Mission’s Debut

      An article by SWOT PIs and Science team members to present the "Adopt a cross-over" Swot initiative

      Release of Jason-3 and Saral/Altika GDR annual validation reports 2018

      Those documents present the synthesis concerning validation activities of Jason-3 and Saral/Altika GDRs. They assess the altimeter data quality.

      [Saral/AltiKa] Data information

      SARAL/AltiKa satellite encounters since 3rd of February 2019 some issues affecting the nadir pointing accuracy. ISRO Operational Team in charge of the platform is doing ...

      AVISO+ user satisfaction survey 2019

      The 2019 user satisfaction survey is now closed. We thank you for your contribution. This anonymous 5-7 minute-questionnaire aims at improving the quality of our product...

      [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...

      To receive e-mail when this website is updated, enter your e-mail address.(this information will not be used for any other purpose)
    • Fifty years ago, a meeting took place in Williamstown, USA, where the possibilities for observing the Earth (solid and...
      August 2019: Fifty years ago...
    • Information about AVISO+ products latency & quality, satellite status, DORIS beacons status, etc.
    • Teachers and students, follow ocean buoys and animal beacons in the ocean!
    • Download the new AVISOcean application (v2) to help you discover the oceans and altimetry. More than 700 users have already downloaded the app! Join them! Available on Android and Apple.
    • Geophysics is the study of the substances that make up the Earth and the physical processes occurring on, in and above...
      Geodesy and geophysics
    • Number and localization of AVISO+ visitors since Feb 11th, 2014. Yellow dots show recent visits.
    • Register to use AVISO+ products.

    EnglishFrançaisEspañol
    Rss feedsContactSitemapPartnersFAQGlossaryLexiconMobile
    You must enable cookies in your browser preferences to save the modifications
    You are using an older version of Internet Explorer, please update to take full advantage of Aviso+ features

    Customize the home page

    View all widgets
    Reduce display
    Public profile
    User profile

    Select/Deselect widgets

    Discover AVISO+

    Customizable home, reading tools, products search guide, etc.. Discover step by step the features of the new site AVISO+.

    Customizable homepage

    The new home page is composed of blocks called "widgets".

    Rearrange the blocks with a "Click & Drop".

    Hide a widget with the cross at the top right. Reset or add a widget with the "wrench" icon. The "User" and "Public" profiles offer a predefined organization.

    All the modifications are automatically saved as cookies on your machine so as to enable you to have your own specific AVISO+.

    Reading tools

    Ease your reading by choosing the page background colour (black/white) and/or by modifying the font size.

    Browsing menu and breadcrum trail

    To ease your browsing through AVISO+, you can use at any time the main banner items with the interactive submenus or use the browsing menu on the left side of the screen (it is open by default). For more readiness of the page contents, you can fold and unfold the browsing menu by clicking on the tab. At any time you can know where you are thanks to the browsing menu or the breadcrum at the top of the page.

    Products search guide

    The first submenu of the "Data" banner item leads you to a new search form enabling you to find quickier the product that suits your needs. The list of results is updated according to your selection criteria.

    AVISO+ Multimedia

    The first submenu of the "Multimedia" banner item leads you to AVISO+ collections of images and videos linked to altimetry and its applications. Have a nice visit!