MERCATOR French Ocean System: Low-Resolution Global Product (assimilation by optimal interpolation of altimetry data only)
Entry ID: PSY2G1

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Summary
Abstract: Mercator has been providing weekly analysis and real-time nowcast (T0)
bulletins of the three-dimensional global ocean since May 2004. The
implementation of this low resolution global ocean model (PSY2G1/Minipog, 2
degrees: one point processed every 220 km at the equator) with altimetry data
assimilation is one more step towards the final Mercator ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: Mercator Ocean Main Webpage
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Mercator Ocean
Dataset Title: Minipog (PSY2G1)
Version: V1 (assimilates altimetry data only)
Online Resource: http://www.mercator-ocean.fr/html/mod_actu/public/welcome_en.php3
Parent DIF
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Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 2 degrees (220km at the equator)
Longitude Resolution: 2 degrees (220km at the equator)
Vertical Resolution: 31 levels
Temporal Resolution: weekly
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints Mercator web real time image products (GIF format) are designed for a wide
audience (freely available, except zonal maps younger than 30 days need
authorized access), while numerical products are files for professional users
and are available on a remote server with authorized access.

Please, you must justify your request to these products. E-mail request to
products@mercator-ocean.fr or download the form
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
MERCATOR OCEAN-Operational Oceanography, France Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.mercator-ocean.fr/

Data Center Personnel
Name: GIP MERCATOR OCEAN USER SERVICES
Phone: 33 5 61 39 38 02
Fax: 33 5 61 39 38 99
Email: products at mercator-ocean.fr
Contact Address:
Parc Technologique du Canal
8-10 rue Hermes
City: Ramonville St Agne
Postal Code: 31520
Country: FRANCE
Distribution
Distribution Media: Image Browse (public access), Remote Server (restricted access)
Distribution Format: GIF, NetCDF, CF/COARDS
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: vincent.toumazou at mercator-ocean.fr
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-12-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-15
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