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The reference portal in altimetry merging the historical AVISO website from Cnes and the CTOH website. Here, you will find data, articles, news and tools to help you discover or improve your skills in the altimetry domain through four key themes: ocean, coast, hydrology and ice. 

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    • 11-17 September 2017 week

      2017-09-21

      Vers le début d'une période La Niña (Meteo Paris, 2017/09/16) Recul des glaciers des Alpes face au réchauffement climatique (Meteo Paris, 2017/09/15) Ouragans géants et réchauffement climatique : a-t-on encore besoin de preuves ? (Sud Ouest, 2017/09/12) Climat: un réchauffement d'un degré peut bouleverser l'écosystème antarctique (Tahiti infos, 2017/08/31 On line availability of articles depends on the Newspaper/magazine. We can't thus certify that above articles will be freely and permanent...

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      Hurricane Irma seen by remote sensing satellites

      2017-09-14

      Hurricane Irma seen by remote sensing satellites : wind speed from Sentinel-1, wave heights from Jason-3 and Sentinel-3A, and ocean ernergy content from models.

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      4-11 September, 2017 week

      2017-09-14

      Au Cnes on étudie l'évolution de l'océan et la prédiction des cyclones (La Dépêche, 2017/09/08)Les coraux de l'océan Pacifique subissent un blanchissement massif (RTL, 2017/09/07)Evidence of sea level 'fingerprints'  (NASA, 2017/09/07)Réchauffement climatique : l'expédition Tara alerte sur le blanchissement massif des coraux (France Info, 2017/09/06)Les grizzlys sont-ils en train de devenir « végétariens » sous l’effet du réchauffement climatique ? (Science Post, 2017/09/04)Climat : "O...

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      August 20 - Septembre 3, 2017 weeks

      2017-09-07

      Des ouragans plus puissants à cause du réchauffement climatique ? (Science Post, 2017/01/09)Le réchauffement climatique pourrait réduire la taille du poisson (Le marin, 2018/08/29)Ouragans : la faute du réchauffement climatique ? (Sciences Avenir, 2018/08/28)Le réchauffement climatique rend l’est des Etats-Unis extrêmement vulnérable (le Monde, 2018/08/28)Changement climatique : des cyclones plus intenses, mais pas plus fréquents (Sud Ouest, 2017/08/27)On line availability of articles depends on...

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      23 July - 3 August, 2017 weeks

      2017-08-03

      Un continent de déchets plastiques a été découvert dans l'océan Pacifique Sud, et il ferait plus d'1,5 fois la taille du Texas (Demotivateur, 2017/08/01)Seulement 5 % de chances de limiter le réchauffement climatique à 2 °C (Le Monde, 2017/08/01)Un satellite franco-israélien pour lutter contre le réchauffement climatique (Le Monde, 2017/07/08)Maldives Plongée dans l'océan pour soigner les coraux (VSD, 2017/07/27)Sécheresses et incendies, des phénomènes appelés à s’intensifier (Libération, 2017/0...

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      [Jason-2] : Data production resumed - first products available

      2017-07-27

      On 20 June 2017, the 4-Partner Joint Steering Group directed the Jason-2 Project to undertake a series of maneuvers to reduce the orbit semi-major axis by 27 km. This has placed Jason-2 into a new long-repeat orbit (LRO) at roughly 1309.5 km altitude. Final orbit transfer activities were completed on 10 July 2017. At 09:16 UTC on Tuesday, 11 July, CNES control centre successfully commanded the restart of the core Jason-2 payload instruments.

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      16-22 July 2017 week

      2017-07-27

      Feux de forêts: «Les incendies vont se multiplier avec le réchauffement climatique» (20 minutes, 2017/07/20)Climat: l’appel désespéré des climatologues (Journal de l’environnement, 2017/07/19)Une expédition pour évaluer l'acidification de l'océan Arctique (Centre d’information internet de Chine, 2017/07/19)Globe had 2nd warmest year to date and 3rd warmest June on record (Noaa, 2017/07/18)Stronger winds heat up West Antarctic ice melt (Science Daily, 201/07/17)Drifting Antarctic iceberg A-68 ope...

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      10-16 July 2017 week

      2017-07-20

      Antarctic Ice Shelf Sheds Massive Iceberg (Earthobservatory, 2017/07/12)Antarctique : l’un des plus gros icebergs de l’histoire vient de se détacher ! (SciencePost, 2017/07/12)Warm winter events in Arctic becoming more frequent, lasting longer (Science Daily, 2017/07/11)Dans l’Océan, les coraux produisent leur propre lumière pour survivre (SciencePost, 2017/07/11)On line availability of articles depends on the Newspaper/magazine. We can't thus certify that above articles will be freely and perma...

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      3-9 July, 2017 week

      2017-07-13

      Réchauffement climatique: et cet iceberg géant qui finit de se détacher en Antarctique... (Sud Ouest, 2017/07/08)Pour étudier les effets du changement climatique dans les océans : le navire Dr Fridtjof Nansen explore les eaux sénégalaises (Le Quotidien, 2017/07/07)Le réchauffement climatique pourra entraîner des pluies diluviennes sur le Sahel (Sciences Avenir, 2017/07/06)Veteran Ocean Satellite to Assume Added Role (Spacedaily, 2017/07/03)On line availability of articles depends on the Newspape...

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      Water JPI 2017 Joint Call opening soon!

      2017-07-06

      The Water JPI will launch on 30 August 2017 its new Joint Call on the topic “Water resource management in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals”.

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      25 Years of Progress in Radar Altimetry Symposium - 24-29 September 2018, Azores

      2017-07-06

      The "25 years of Progress in Radar Altimetry" Symposium will take place from Monday 24 to Saturday 29 September 2018, in Ponta Delgada, São Miguel Island, Azores Archipelago (Portugal).

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      25 June - 2 July, 2017 week

      2017-07-06

      Changement climatique, les atolls résistent bien à l'élévation du niveau de la mer (Tahiti infos, 2017/06/30)Record June Temperatures in Western Europe (WWA, 2017/06/29)Comment le phytoplancton domine les océans ? Des chercheurs grenoblois ont la réponse (Placegrenet, 2017/06/27)C’est donc prouvé, le niveau de la mer monte plus vite à cause de la fonte des glaces (Mashable, 2017/06/27)Le Groenland, responsable de la hausse du niveau des océans (Le Figaro, 2017/06/26)Climat. À lui seul, le Groenl...

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      New product: Mesoscale Eddy Trajectory Atlas

      2017-07-03

      We are proud to announce the release of a new AVISO+ dataset, the "Mesoscale Eddy Trajectory Atlas" product. This dataset was developed and validated in collaboration with D.Chelton and M. Schlax at Oregon State University. The SSALTO/DUACS team is now running the routine product generation and distribution formerly carried out by OSU. This dataset includes the tracks of eddies detected and monitored in the multimission "2-satellite" delayed-time DUACS products with additional information such...

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      19-25 June 2017 week

      2017-06-29

      Satellite image showcases centuries of desertification in India (Space Daily, 2017/06/21)How phytoplankton rule the oceans (Phys.Org, 2017/06/21)L’agence spatiale française s’attaque au réchauffement climatique (Le Monde, 2017/06/21)Réchauffement climatique : les coraux de la mer Rouge font de la résistance (Le Quotidien, 2017/06/21)On line availability of articles depends on the Newspaper/magazine. We can't thus certify that above articles will be freely and permanently available.

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      [Sentinel-3A] Operational release of Sentinel-3A Value Added products

      2017-06-22

      We are pleased to inform you that the delivery of Level-2p (L2P, also called Corrected Sea Surface Heights) and Level-3 (L3) Near-Real-Time (NRT)/ Short-Time-Critical (STC)/ Non-Time-Critical (NTC) Sentinel-3A products will enter in its operational phase on June 27th , 2017.

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      12-18 June, 2017 week

      2017-06-22

      Coopération spatiale entre la France et les Etats-Unis Le CNES signe avec la NASA une déclaration sur Mars et l’océanographie (CNES, 2017/06/19)Animaux & satellites : main dans la main pour observer l'océan austral (CNES, 2017/06/19)Les insectes, la nouvelle menace en Antarctique ? (Le Point, 2017/06/18)Impact d’une fonte accélérée de la calotte groenlandaise sur les mouvements migratoires au Sahel (INSU, 2017/06/09)On line availability of articles depends on the Newspaper/magazine. We can't...

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      11-17 September 2017 week

      Vers le début d'une période La Niña (Meteo Paris, 2017/09/16) Recul des glaciers des Alpes face au réchauffement climatique (Meteo Paris, 2017/09/15) Ouragans géants et...

      Hurricane Irma seen by remote sensing satellites

      Hurricane Irma seen by remote sensing satellites : wind speed from Sentinel-1, wave heights from Jason-3 and Sentinel-3A, and ocean ernergy content from models.

      4-11 September, 2017 week

      Au Cnes on étudie l'évolution de l'océan et la prédiction des cyclones (La Dépêche, 2017/09/08)Les coraux de l'océan Pacifique subissent un blanchissement massif (RTL, 20...

      August 20 - Septembre 3, 2017 weeks

      Des ouragans plus puissants à cause du réchauffement climatique ? (Science Post, 2017/01/09)Le réchauffement climatique pourrait réduire la taille du poisson (Le marin, 2...

      23 July - 3 August, 2017 weeks

      Un continent de déchets plastiques a été découvert dans l'océan Pacifique Sud, et il ferait plus d'1,5 fois la taille du Texas (Demotivateur, 2017/08/01)Seulement 5 % de ...

      [Jason-2] : Data production resumed - first products available

      On 20 June 2017, the 4-Partner Joint Steering Group directed the Jason-2 Project to undertake a series of maneuvers to reduce the orbit semi-major axis by 27 km. This ha...

      16-22 July 2017 week

      Feux de forêts: «Les incendies vont se multiplier avec le réchauffement climatique» (20 minutes, 2017/07/20)Climat: l’appel désespéré des climatologues (Journal de l’envi...

      10-16 July 2017 week

      Antarctic Ice Shelf Sheds Massive Iceberg (Earthobservatory, 2017/07/12)Antarctique : l’un des plus gros icebergs de l’histoire vient de se détacher ! (SciencePost, 2017/...

      3-9 July, 2017 week

      Réchauffement climatique: et cet iceberg géant qui finit de se détacher en Antarctique... (Sud Ouest, 2017/07/08)Pour étudier les effets du changement climatique dans les...

      Water JPI 2017 Joint Call opening soon!

      The Water JPI will launch on 30 August 2017 its new Joint Call on the topic “Water resource management in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals”.

      25 Years of Progress in Radar Altimetry Symposium - 24-29 September 2018, Azores

      The "25 years of Progress in Radar Altimetry" Symposium will take place from Monday 24 to Saturday 29 September 2018, in Ponta Delgada, São Miguel Island, Azores Archipel...

      25 June - 2 July, 2017 week

      Changement climatique, les atolls résistent bien à l'élévation du niveau de la mer (Tahiti infos, 2017/06/30)Record June Temperatures in Western Europe (WWA, 2017/06/29)C...

      New product: Mesoscale Eddy Trajectory Atlas

      We are proud to announce the release of a new AVISO+ dataset, the "Mesoscale Eddy Trajectory Atlas" product. This dataset was developed and validated in collaboration wit...

      19-25 June 2017 week

      Satellite image showcases centuries of desertification in India (Space Daily, 2017/06/21)How phytoplankton rule the oceans (Phys.Org, 2017/06/21)L’agence spatiale françai...

      [Sentinel-3A] Operational release of Sentinel-3A Value Added products

      We are pleased to inform you that the delivery of Level-2p (L2P, also called Corrected Sea Surface Heights) and Level-3 (L3) Near-Real-Time (NRT)/ Short-Time-Critical (ST...

      12-18 June, 2017 week

      Coopération spatiale entre la France et les Etats-Unis Le CNES signe avec la NASA une déclaration sur Mars et l’océanographie (CNES, 2017/06/19)Animaux & satellites :...

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