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31.10.2018 November 2018: Simulating the North Atlantic ocean turbulence at a kilometer-scale

To achieve a better understanding of submesoscale turbulence contribution in global ocean circulation, simulation at a kilometer-scale are developed and run, in part in preparation for Swot.

29.10.2018 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 indications for Christmas weather (, 25/10/2018)


05.10.2018 Copernicus Sentinel-3 improves observation of inland waters

While world-class scientists are meeting in the Azores to discuss how satellites have revealed changes in the height of the sea, ice, inland bodies of water and more, the Copernicus Sentinel-3 satellite has new reasons to shine.[more]

05.10.2018 22 September - 5 October 2018 Weeks


The new normal? How climate change is making droughts worse (The Guardian, 03/10/2018)

ICESat-2 laser fires for first time, measures Antarctic height (EurekAlert!, 03/10/2018)

A rare combination of Category 5 storms in the...[more]

05.10.2018 October 2018: A new satellite to measure winds and waves

CFOSAT launch is planned on Oct. 29, 2018. Some ideas of what this brand-new satellite concept will enable.

05.10.2018 September 2018: A buoy trapped in filaments

Sometimes drifting buoys stay around the same point. FSLE can help interpret this.

04.10.2018 New release of the Finite-Size Lyapunov Exponents (FSLEs)

We are pleased to announce the new release of the AVISO+ dataset Finite-Size Lyapunov Exponents (FSLEs)[more]

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