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27.03.2017 06:43 Age: 3 yrs

New Mean Sea Surface

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We are pleased to announce you that a new version of the Mean Sea Surface called MSS_CNES_CLS_15 is now available on the Aviso+ website.

The key points of this CNES_CLS 2015 MSS are:

  • a drastic improvement of the shortest wavelengths,
  • a better correction of the oceanic variability,
  • more accuracy near the coast.
  • globally, strong reduction of errors when computing SLA
  • more homogeneity of accuracy compared to the former versions

This new version is based on a 20-year period (1993-2013) of altimetry data (mean profiles, geodetic mission and SLA): mean profiles from Topex/poseidon, ERS-2 , GFO, Jason-1, Jason-2, and Envisat; geodetic phase from ERS-1, Jason-1 and Cryosat-2.

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