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This page contains information about the current Ocean Surface Topography Science Team Principal Investigators ("PIs"). The PIs are listed, along with the title of their scientific investigation, and where available, a summary, of their work.
You can also view Scientific Investigations from 2008 and earlier Scientific Investigations.
thumbnail for Ablain ABLAIN, Michaël - CLS
Validation, cross-calibration and performances of altimetry missions over ocean for mesoscale, coastal and climate applications
thumbnail for ANDERSEN ANDERSEN, Ole B. - Technical University of Denmark - Geodetic Department
Regional sea level determination and ocean tides (retracking)
thumbnail for Arnault ARNAULT, Sabine - LOCEAN
Interannual variability and regional impacts in the Tropical Atlantic Ocean
thumbnail for Bertiger BERTIGER, William I. - California Institute of Technology - JPL
Using GPS to Minimize Temporal and Spatial Errors in Precise Orbit Determination
thumbnail for Bingham BINGHAM, Rory J. - University of Bristol
Using altimetry to monitor the ocean’s response to a changing climate
thumbnail for Birkett BIRKETT, Charon - University of Maryland, ESSIC
Application of Multiple Satellite Radar Altimetry Data Sets to Serve Inland Surface Water Projects
thumbnail for Birol BIROL, Florence - LEGOS, DE MEY, Pierre - LEGOS
Multisensor Impact assessment in Coastal and Shelf Seas II (MICSS-2)
thumbnail for Bonnefond BONNEFOND, Pascal - OCA-GEOAZUR
FOAM, From Ocean to inland waters Altimetry Monitoring
thumbnail for Bosch BOSCH, Wolfgang - Deutsches Geodätisches Forschungsinstitut (DGFI)
Inter-Calibration of Multi-mission Altimeter Systems and Time Series of Dynamic Ocean Topography (iCASiDOT)
thumbnail for Brasseur BRASSEUR, Pierre - LGGE
Toward the Next Generation of Altimeter Data Assimilation for Physical Ocean and Marine Ecosystem Monitoring and Prediction
thumbnail for Brown BROWN, Shannon Thomas - California Institute of Technology - JPL
Maintaining the Long Term Calibration of and Improving the Wet Tropospheric Correction from the Jason Radiometers for Climate Studies
thumbnail for Castelao CASTELAO, Renato M. - University of Georgia, Department of Marine Sciences
The Impact of Western Boundary Current and Eddies on the Across-Shelf Exchange in the South Atlantic Bight: an Integrated Study Using Satellite Altimeters Time Series, In-situ Observations, and Data Assimilative Numerical Modeling
thumbnail for Cazenave CAZENAVE, Anny - LEGOS, MEYSSIGNAC, Benoît - LEGOS
Present-day sea level rise and variability: observations, causes and coastal impacts
thumbnail for Chaigneau CHAIGNEAU, Alexis - LEGOS
Merging of satellite and in situ observations for the analysis of meso and submesoscale dynamics
thumbnail for Chambers CHAMBERS, Don P. - University of South Florida, College of Marine Science
Improved Estimates of Southern Ocean Transport by Combining Satellite Altimetry and Temperature/Salinity Profile Data
thumbnail for Chapron CHAPRON, Bertrand - IFREMER - LOS
Diagnostic of upper ocean dynamics : an Ocean Satellite Sensor Synergy approach (O3S)
thumbnail for Chelton CHELTON, Dudley B. - Oregon State University, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences
The Vertical Structure and Dynamics of Nonlinear Mesoscale Eddies
thumbnail for D'Ovidio D'OVIDIO, Francesco - LOCEAN
ALTIMECO The structuring role of transport and mixing on pelagic ecosystems: exploiting the altimetric potential for ecological studies
thumbnail for Dadou DADOU, Isabelle - LEGOS, GARÇON, Véronique - LEGOS
Remote versus local forcing in the Eastern Boundary Upwelling Systems of the Ocean (Southern Hemisphere) using altimetry data
thumbnail for Davidson DAVIDSON, Fraser - Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Improvement of Altimetry Assimilation in operational ocean forecast systems for the Canadian Arctic
thumbnail for Birol DE MEY, Pierre - LEGOS, BIROL, Florence - LEGOS
Multisensor Impact assessment in Coastal and Shelf Seas II (MICSS-2)
thumbnail for Dewitte DEWITTE, Boris - LEGOS
MODOKALT: Dynamics of Modoki El Niño as inferred from altimetry - OSTST project 2013-2015
thumbnail for Dombrowsky DOMBROWSKY, Eric - MERCATOR OCEAN
Mercator, global ocean monitoring and forecasting
thumbnail for Eymard EYMARD, Laurence - LOCEAN
Improvement of the wet tropospheric correction for altimetry missions
thumbnail for Farrar FARRAR, J Thomas - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Department of Physical Oceanography
Aspects of Wave Radiation in the World Oceans
thumbnail for Faugere FAUGERE, Yannice - CLS
Multimission merging for High Resolution Altimetry. Support to assimilation
thumbnail for FENOGLIO-MARC FENOGLIO-MARC, Luciana - Technische Universität Darmstadt
SEa Level Variability due to Melt water Fingerprints and in Regional, COstal and In-LAnd Regimes FICOSELA
thumbnail for Fukumori FUKUMORI, Ichiro - California Institute of Technology - JPL
Estimating Mechanisms of the Trend and Decadal Variability of Sea Level Using an Ocean General Circulation Model Constrained by Satellite Altimetry Observations
thumbnail for Dadou GARÇON, Véronique - LEGOS, DADOU, Isabelle - LEGOS
Remote versus local forcing in the Eastern Boundary Upwelling Systems of the Ocean (Southern Hemisphere) using altimetry data
thumbnail for Gille GILLE, Sarah T. - University of California San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Characterizing Variability in the Southern Ocean
thumbnail for Girton GIRTON, James B. - University of Washington, Applied Physics Laboratory
Internal Tides from Space: High Resolution Mapping, Regional Characterization, and Developing a Correction for Wide-Swath Altimetry
thumbnail for Goni GONI, Gustavo - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Assessment of the Meridional Overturning Circulation and Meridional Heat Transport and Their Meridional Variability in the South Atlantic Ocean
thumbnail for Griffin GRIFFIN, David A. - CSIRO
Altimetry for Real Time Applications and Climate Studies relevant to Australia
thumbnail for Haines HAINES, Bruce J. - California Institute of Technology - JPL
The Harvest Experiment: Toward a Seamless 25-Year Altimeter Calibration Record
thumbnail for Horvath HORVATH, Alexander - Technical University Munich, Institute of Astronomical and Physical Geodesy (IAPG)
Impact of GOCE on MDT determination
thumbnail for Hoyer HOYER, Jacob - Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI)
Operational satellite altimetry in shelf and coastal seas
thumbnail for Ichikawa ICHIKAWA, Kaoru - Research Institute for Applied Mechanics, Kyushu University
Variations of sea surface height and flow fields in the western North Pacific and surrounding marginal seas
thumbnail forJanssen JANSSEN, Peter - ECMWF
Global assimilation of wind/wave at ECMWF
thumbnail for Kahlouche KAHLOUCHE, Salem - Algerian Space Agency, Division of Space Geodesy, Centre of Space Techniques
Oceanic Climate Change and Sea Level: Causality and Forecasting with Multivariate Singular Spectrum Analysis
thumbnail for Kelly KELLY, Kathryn A. - University of Washington, Applied Physics Laboratory
Sources and Impacts of Variability of the Meridional Property Transports in the Atlantic Ocean
thumbnail for Leben LEBEN, Robert R. - UCB
Multivariate Sea Level Reconstruction for Historical and Near Real-Time Ocean and Climate Monitoring
thumbnail for Lemoine LEMOINE, Frank G. R. - NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Planetary Geodynamics Laboratory
Improvement of Precise Orbit Determination Across the TOPEX/Poseidon, Jason Missions and Development of a Seamless Altimeter Record
thumbnail for Li LI, Zhijin - California Institute of Technology - JPL
Multi-Scale Data Assimilation of Satellite Altimetry for Realtime Current Prediction in Coastal Oceans
thumbnail for Maximenko MAXIMENKO, Nikolai - University of Hawaii
Multi-Scale Ocean Circulation in Satellite and In Situ Observations
thumbnail for Mc Gillicuddy MCGILLICUDDY, Dennis J. - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering
Physical and Biological Dynamics of Nonlinear Mesoscale Eddies: Satellite Observations, in situ Measurements, and Numerical Simulations on a Global Scale
thumbnail for Mertikas MERTIKAS, Stelios P. - Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering Laboratory, Mineral Resources Engineering Department
Gavdos-Crete Cal-Val for satellite altimetry missions: “Monitoring, Calibration and Validation of current (i.e., Jason-1, Jason-2/OSTM, HY-2) and future (i.e., Jason-3, Sentinel-3, Altika/SARAL) satellite altimetry measurements using the permanent facility on the islands of Gavdos and Crete, Greece"
thumbnail for Cazenave MEYSSIGNAC, Benoît - LEGOS, CAZENAVE, Anny - LEGOS
Present-day sea level rise and variability: observations, causes and coastal impacts
thumbnail for Miller MILLER, Laury - NOAA Lab for Satellite Altimetry
NOAA Climate and Operational Applications from Satellite Altimetry
thumbnail for Morrow MORROW, Rosemary - LEGOS
Altimetry activities at the Centre de Topographie des Océans et de l'Hydrosphère (CTOH)
thumbnail for Naeije NAEIJE, Marc - Delft University of Technology (TUDelft)
Global and regional altimetry CAL/VAL and science
thumbnail for Nerem NEREM, Robert Steven - University of Colorado, Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research
The Climate Data Record of Sea Level Change: Influence of Decadal Variability
thumbnail for Nino NINO, Fernando - LEGOS
Altimetric Waveforms In Coastal Regions and Continental Surfaces
thumbnail for Papa PAPA, Fabrice - LEGOS
Variability of terrestrial freshwater storage in the Tropics from multi-satellite observations
thumbnail for Park PARK, Young-Hyang - LOCEAN
Poleward heat flux and ACC variability at choke points
thumbnail for Pascual PASCUAL, Ananda - Institut Mediterrani d'Estudis Avançats, IMEDEA(CSIC-UIB)
MesoscAle veRtIcal motioN from satellite Altimetry and other sensors: comparison with numerical models and impacts on ocean chlorophyll (Acronym: MARINA)
thumbnail for Penduff PENDUFF, Thierry - LGGE
CHAOCEAN (low-frequency intrinsic variability in the eddying ocean : observations, simulations and processes)
thumbnail for Qiu QIU, Bo - University of Hawaii at Manoa, Dept of Oceanography
Elucidating Multi-Scale Midlatitude Ocean Dynamics Using Satellite Altimetry and Numerical Modeling Data
thumbnail for Quartly QUARTLY, Graham - Plymouth Marine Laboratory
TRIDENT III. UK's contribution to improving altimetry through cal/val, algorithm development in the coastal zone and oceanographic analyses
thumbnail for Quilfen QUILFEN, Yves - LOS IFREMER
Observatory and Research on extreme PHEnomena over the Oceans (ORPHEO)
thumbnail for Ray RAY, Richard D. - NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Space Geodesy Branch
Studies of Ocean Surface Tides and Internal Tides with Satellite Altimetry
thumbnail for Rhines RHINES, Peter B. - University of Washington, School of Oceanography
Improved Estimates of Atlantic Meridional Circulation from Altimetry with Tracers, Drifters, Gliders and Argo Floats
thumbnail for Rio RIO, Marie-Hélène - CLS
Comparison of multi-mission altimeter products to in-situ data, Computation of MDT, MSS and Global Ocean Observed Products
thumbnail for Roemmich ROEMMICH, Dean - University of California San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Sea Surface Height (SSH) and Steric Height: Understanding the Relationship Between SSH and Subsurface Ocean Temperature and Salinity Variability
thumbnail for Rosmorduc ROSMORDUC, Vinca - CLS
Expanding altimetry outreach
thumbnail for Saraceno SARACENO, Martin - UMI-IFAECI
Southwestern Atlantic currents from in-situ and satellite altimetry data
thumbnail for Tailleux TAILLEUX, Rémi - University of Reading
3Dfrom2D: Using theories of the ocean variability for linking the 3D ocean structure to 2D surface observations
thumbnail for Thibaut THIBAUT, Pierre - CLS
Waveform Analysis and Improved Altimetric Parameters Estimations over deep-ocean, coastal zones, land areas and ice regions
thumbnail for Tournadre TOURNADRE, Jean - IFREMER - LOS
ALTIBERG-2
thumbnail for Vandemark VANDEMARK, Douglas - UNH, EOS/OPAL
Exploiting synergies between ocean wind-wave modeling and satellite altimetry
thumbnail for Verron VERRON, Jacques - LGGE
Scientific studies for the SARAL/AltiKa ka band altimetry satellite mission
thumbnail for Vigo VIGO, Isabel - Applied Mathematics – Space Geodesy Laboratory - University of Alicante
Basin Scale Geostrophy: a challenge for GOCE and altimetry data. The case of the Mediterranean Sea
thumbnail for Vivier VIVIER, Frédéric - LOCEAN
Mixed-layer Interannual variability in the Southern Ocean (MISO)
thumbnail for Volkov VOLKOV, Denis - UCLA - JIFRESSE
The Mediterranean and Black Seas: Analysis of Large Sea Level Anomalies
thumbnail for Weisberg WEISBERG, Robert H. - University of South Florida, College of Marine Science
Satellite altimetry products in the eastern Gulf of Mexico: veracity testing and application
thumbnail for Wilkin WILKIN, John - Rutgers University, IMCS
Analysis of coastal ocean circulation and coastal altimeter observing systems using variational methods in model-data integration
thumbnail for Yahia YAHIA, Hussein - INRIA
Icarode: Integration and Cascading for High Resolution Ocean Dynamics
thumbnail for Zaron ZARON, Edward D. - Portland State University, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Combined Estimation of Tides and Bathymetry from Multi-Satellite Altimetry


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