TOPEX/POSEIDON Merged Geophysical Data Records
Entry ID: GDR-Ms

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Summary
Abstract: The oceans play a fundamental role in maintaining a life-sustaining
climate on Earth by transporting an enormous amount of heat through
their large scale circulation systems. Understanding the role that the
ocean circulation plays in climate change is the main goal of the
TOPEX/POSEIDON mission, a cooperative project between the United
States' National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: AVISO Home page.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 66.0   S: -66.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1992-09-23
Originating Center
Data Center
Archiving, Validation and Interpretation of Satellite Oceanographic Data Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.aviso.oceanobs.com/
Dataset ID: GDR-M

Data Center Personnel
Name: AVISO OPERATION CENTER
Phone: (+33) 561-394-780
Fax: (+33) 561-751-014
Email: aviso at cls.fr
Contact Address:
CLS - AVISO Operation Center
8-10 rue Hermes
Parc Technologique du Canal
City: Ramonville-St Agne
Postal Code: 31526
Country: France
Distribution
Distribution Media: CD-ROM - 540 megabytes Compact Disc
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: (+33) 561-394-768
Fax: (+33) 561-751-014
Email: aviso at cls.fr
Contact Address:
CLS - Space Oceanography Division
8-10 rue Hermes
Parc Technologique du Canal
City: Ramonville-St Agne
Postal Code: 31526
Country: France
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Publications/References
Source References
AVISO 1996, "AVISO CD ROM User Manual : Merged TOPEX/POSEIDON Products",
AVI-NT-02-100-CN, Edition 3 AVISO 1996, "AVISO User Handbook : Merged TOPEX/POSEIDON Products", AVI-NT-02-101-CN, Edition 3

Additional References
TOPEX/POSEIDON: Geophysical Evaluation, 1994,Journal of Geophysical
Research, vol 99,C12, p 24369-25062

AVISO/Altimetry newsletters, July 1992 (Issue 1), May 1993 (Issue 2),
September 1994 (Issue 3), February 1996 (Issue 4), April 1997 (Issue
5),April 1998(Issue 6)TOPEX/POSEIDON Research News, September 1993 (Issue 1), October 1994(Issue 3,JPL 410-42) TOPEX/POSEIDON : Oceanography from Space, document including promotional materials such as : Decoding the ocean - The ocean in four dimensions - The up and down of the ocean tides - 1994, El Nino is back - The ocean seasons in the mediterranean sea
Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2004-04-13
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