U.S. Navy Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center (FNMOC)'s Ocean QC Altimetry ProductsEntry ID: FNMOC_ALTIM
Abstract: Observational data from the FNMOC Ocean QC (Quality Control) process are posted
in near real-time to the USGODAE server. These files contain all of the
unclassified in-situ data used to initialize the US Navy NOGAPS model, and all
of the climate and background (forecast) values used in the QC process.
Altimetry products include sea surface height (SSH) deviation, significant wave
height (SWH), wind speed and "bad" data points on TOPEX/Poseidon, JASON-1, GFO,
ERS, and ENVISAT satellites.
For more information about Altimetry data archive, processing and sources, see
Near real-time Altimetry data over the global ocean are also available by
clicking on the map region.
Distribution Media: HTTP, FTP
Distribution Format: Binary (Decoder source available online)
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: gsfc-gcmduso at mail.nasa.gov
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-10-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18