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Scientific Investigations

These past investigaions include research using TOPEX/Poseidon and Jason-1 data. Please visit the Literature Database for a searchable database of ocean surface topography related published works.

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Advanced altimeter data assimilation for the development of operational oceanography
J. Verron, E. Blayo, J. Blum, P. Brasseur, T. Delcroix, P. De Mey, G. Evensen, L. Gourdeau, F.X. Le Dimet, D.T. Pham, J. Schröter


Altimetric Studies of Ocean Tidal Dynamics
R. D. Ray, G. D. Egbert, D. E. Cartwright


Altimetry research with Jason-1 at SOC
P. Challenor, P. Cipollini, D. Cromwell, C. Gommenginger, G. Quartly, H. Snaith, M. Srokosz, D. Woolf


Application of altimetry measurements to observational and modeling studies of low-frequency upper ocean mass and heat circulation in the tropical Pacific
A.J. Busalacchi, J. Picaut, R. Murtugudde, M.J. McPhaden, T. Delcroix, L. Gourdeau, Y. Du Penhoat, J. Verron.


The application of Jason-1 measurements to estimate the global near-surface ocean circulation for climate research
C.J. Koblinsky, B.D. Beckley, P.P. Niiler, B. Cornuelle, N. Barth.


Barotropic high-frequency sea level signals and the Jason-1 altimeter mission
R.M. Ponte

Jason-1

Calibration and stability assessment for POSEIDON-2 altimeter
D.W. Hancock III, G.S. Hayne.


Calibration of the TOPEX and Jason-1 altimeter microwave radiometers using VLBI and GPS derived tropospheric delays
D. MacMillan, Y. Bock, P. Fang, B. Beckley, C. Ma


Combined studies of altimetric and subsurface data
D. Roemmich, B. Cornuelle, J. Sprintall


Contribution of space techniques to Jason-1 altimeter calibration
P. Exertier, P. Bonnefond, Y. Ménard, E. Jeansou

Jason-1

A coordinated programme for global calibration/validation of altimeter sea state data
P.D. Cotton, D.J.T. Carter, P.G. Challenor, V. Kareev


Development and validation of an ocean incremental 4D-Var assimilation scheme
J.P. Boulanger, A. Weaver, J. Vialard, C. Menkes, P. Delecluse


Dual-frequency altimetry for precipitation and wind studies
J. Tournadre, B. Chapron


The dynamics of short-term ocean climate variability
D.B. Chelton and R.A. De Szoeke


Eddy and wave dynamics with TOPEX/POSEIDON and Jason-1 altimetry
J.J. O'Brien


Estimation of air-sea gas transfer using Jason-1 dual-frequency normalized backscatter
N.M. Frew, D.M. Glover, E.J. Bock.


Estimation of electromagnetic and tracker bias for Jason-1
E. Rodriguez, P.S. Callahan

Jason-1

Global geodynamics investigation using TOPEX/POSEIDON and Jason-1 observations
B.F. Chao


Global ocean dynamic and transports
D. Stammer, C. Wunsch.


Gravity, bathymetry, and mesoscale ocean circulation from altimetry
S.T. Gille, D.T. Sandwell.


The Harvest experiment
B. Haines, Y. Bar-Sever, G. Born, E. Christensen and S. Gill.

Jason-1

Improved orbits and reference frame stability from GPS tracking of TOPEX/POSEIDON and Jason-1 to support basin-scale sea level studies
M.M. Watkins, G.L. Kruizinga, B.J. Haines


Improving understanding and prediction of climate variability and change in the Australian region
J. Church, R. Coleman, I. Barton, N. Bindoff, G. Meyers, P. McIntosh, W. Mitchell, R. Morrow, K. Ridgway, S. Rintoul, A. Schiller, D. Webb, B. de Cuevas, N. White, J. Wilkin, J. Wolff


In situ tide gauge/GPS stations for monitoring the temporal drift of satellite altimeters
M. Merrifield, M. Bevis


Interactions of the Eastern and Western Boundary Systems Off South America and South Africa With the Large-Scale Circulation in the Southern Ocean
P. Ted Strub, Ricardo P. Matano

Jason-1

Inter- and intra-calibrations of TOPEX/POSEIDON and Jason-1 with inferences for decadal basin-scale sea-surface variability
P. Moore, J. Wang


Interannual sea level change at global and regional scales using Jason-1 altimetry
A. Cazenave, K. Do Minh, J.F. Cretaux, C. Cabanes, S. Mangiarotti


Interannual sea level variability in the Southern Ocean within the context of global climate change
Y.H. Park


Interannual to decadal ocean variability and predictability
R. Tokmakian, J. McClean, A.J. Semtner


Investigation of the Seasonal-to-Interannual Variabilities of the Ocean by Assimilating Satellite Altimetry and Ancillary Data into Numerical Ocean Models
I. Fukumori, Y. Chao, L.L. Fu, T. Lee, W. T. Liu, D. Menemenlis, V. Zlotnicki.


An Investigation of Very Low Frequency Sea Level Change Using Satellite Altimeter Data
R. S. Nerem, G. T. Mitchum, B. S. Giese, E. W. Leuliette, P. Chambers


A Jason educational program
R. Stewart, R. James.

Jason-1

Jason-1 microwave radiometer on-orbit validation
C. Ruf.


Jason-1 monitoring and prediction capabilities on the continental shelf
G.A. Jacobs, C.N. Barron, P.J. Hogan, H.E. Hurlburt, H.T. Perkins, R.H. Preller, R.C. Rhodes, W.J. Teague, K.R. Whitmer.


Jason-1 near real-time applications
G.H. Born, R.R. Leben, D.S. McCollum, J.M. Wilczak.

Jason-1

Jason-1 precision orbit verification
J.C. Ries, B.D. Tapley, R.J. Eanes, H.J. Rim


Large-Scale Variability in the Midlatitude Subtropical and Subpolar North Pacific Ocean: Observations and Causes
Bo Qiu


Long internal waves studies with applications to large-scale ocean transport and improvement of altimeter measurements
R. Glazman


Low-frequency sea level variability in the Atlantic, Indian and Southern Oceans
R. Morrow, G. Reverdin


Low-frequency variability in the southeastern Pacific
R. Abarca, A. Vega, Y. Du Penhoat, B. Dewitte, O. Pizarro


Mass, heat and salt transports in the western North Pacific
S. Imawaki, S. Aoki, Y. Fukuda, K. Ichikawa, S. Ito, H. Kawamura, M. Kubota, T. Kuragano, K. Matsumoto, T. Nagai, A. Sengoku, H. Yoritaka.


MERCATOR, forecasting global ocean
P. Bahurel, P. De Mey, T. De Prada, E. Dombrowsky, P. Josse, C. Le Provost, P.Y. Le Traon, A. Piacentini, L. Siefridt


Merging altimetry and thermal imagery to estimate velocity in ocean boundary currents
W. Emery, J. Wilkin, M. Bowen.


The MOTEVAS project
S. Calmant, T. Delcroix, A. Cazenave, C.K. Shum.


Multivariate data assimilation in support of forecasting of the North Atlantic and Mediterranean
P. De Mey, N. Pinardi, M. Benkiran Coframi, P. Faucher, E. Demirov, S. Sparnocchia, F. Raicich, C. Maes, E. Dombrowsky, E. Greiner, F. Auclair, M. Gavart, P. Bahurel, J. Verron,


Multi-satellite altimeter processing for sea level and ocean circulation monitoring
P.Y. Le Traon, C. Boone, G. Dibarboure, J. Dorandeu, N. Ducet, P. Gaspar, F. Hernandez, G. Larnicol, F. Ogor-Mertz, J. Stum.


Ocean circulation determined from Jason-1 satellite altimeter data
J. Schröter, M. Wenzel.


Ocean circulation, height systems and gravity field studies based on Jason-1 altimetry
E.J.O. Schrama, M.C. Naeije, R. Scharroo, P.N.A.M. Visser, B.A.C. Ambrosius


Ocean forecasting and altimetry
J.M. Lefèvre, P. Josse, P. Dandin


Oceanic heat and vorticity budgets of the Antarctic circumpolar wave
W.B. White.


Ocean response to short-period atmospheric and tidal forcings
C. Le Provost, L. Carrere, P. Gaspar, P.Y. Le Traon, F. Lyard, R. Ponte.


Ocean wave impacts on altimetry
D. Vandemark, B. Chapron, T. Elfouhaily, P. Gaspar, G.S. Hayne, D.W. Hancock III, G.T. Mitchum, D.R. Thompson, E.J. Walsh


Operational monitoring of the mesoscale ocean
L. Kerleguer, P. Bahurel, R. Baraille, E. Dombrowsky, M. Gavart, S. Giraud, D. Jourdan


Sea level variations in the North Atlantic and adjacent seas from multiple satellite sources
P. Knudsen, O. Andersen, J.L. Hoyer, A.A. Nielsen, K.B. Hilger, C.C. Tscherning, N. Hoejerslev, E. Buch, V. Hues.


Solving the "electromagnetic bias" problem
D.D. Arnold, K.F. Warnick, F.W. Millet


South Atlantic Ocean and Southern Ocean
C. Provost, F. Vivier, V. Garèon, I. Dadou, E. Machu


Studies of Tropical Variability
Gary T. Mitchum, A.J. Busalacchi

Jason-1

Studies of sea level and ocean circulation variations and tides
P.L. Woodworth, C.W. Hughes, T.F. Baker, X. Dong, R.A. Flather, J.M. Huthnance, H. Leach and R. Williams

Jason-1

Study and improvement of altimeter and radiometer data analysis and processing
L. Eymard, E. Obligis.


Study of seasonal-to-decadal variability in the Tropical Atlantic using altimetry, models and in situ observations
S. Arnault


Testing a theory of El Niño with altimetry data: Recharge/discharge of the upper layer of the tropical Pacific Ocean
J. Picaut, A.J. Busalacchi, T. Delcroix, L. Gourdeau, M.J. Mc Phaden, R. Murtugudde, Y. du Penhoat, J. Verron


Towards high-resolution operational ocean forecasting
M.J. Bell, A. Hines, M.J. Martin, M.E. McCulloch, D. Storkey.


Using altimetry products for operational oceanography applied to tropical fisheries
M. Petit, P. Gaspar, M. Desruisseaux, F. Goujon, F. Poisson, D. Guyomard


Using Jason-1 and TOPEX/POSEIDON data for seasonal climate prediction studies
P. Rogel, E. Maisonnave.


Using Satellite Altimetry to Improve Operational El Niño Forecasts
Robert Cheney, Laury Miller, C.K. Tai, John Lillibridge, John Kuhn Ming Ji, David Behringer, Femke Vossepoel

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