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03.04.2008April 2008: Diving in an eddy

Altimetry enables to spot eddies in the ocean. In situ data complement the sea surface height measurements, in particular by looking in depth.


02.04.2008Altimetry applications in videos : Transport and safety

The ocean is a challenging environment for sailors. Satellite altimetry is an important source of data for sea state forecasting models.[more]


01.04.200824-29 March, 2008 week

En mesurant les océans, le satellite Jason -2 contribuera à la connaissance du climat (Yahoo, 2008/03/27)

Les glaces antarctiques disparaissent (Courrier International, 2008/03/27)

Un large pan de barrière de glace se disloque...[more]


28.03.2008Altimetry applications in videos : Oil Spill

Simulation de dérives des nappes de pétrole du Prestige en novembre 2002 avec le modèle de dérive Mothy et assimilation des courants Mercator à 103 m.

The contribution of satellites to the detection, monitoring and forecasting of oil drifts has been demonstrated. Thanks to synergies between stakeholders, a continuous monitoring procedure is about to become operational in...[more]


27.03.200817-21 March, 2008 week

L'océan Pacifique Sud-Ouest passé au crible (INSU, 2008/03/20)

La couche de glace la plus épaisse et la plus vieille de l'Arctique est en train de fondre (actualités news environnement, 2008/19/03)

La fonte des plus grands...[more]


19.03.2008Altimetry applications in videos : Venice

The city of Venice has suffered assaults from the sea for many years. By improving the quality and quantity of altimetry measurements, the Jason -2 satellite will contribute to its protection.[more]


19.03.200810-15 March, 2008 week

Glaciers suffer record shrinkage (BBC, 2008/03/16)

La tendance à la fonte des glaciers s'accélère dans le monde entier (Yahoo, 2008/03/16)

Fonte record l'an dernier sur un glacier antarctique (Yahoo, 2008/03/14)

Les barrages...[more]


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