The Determination of Large-Scale Sea Surface Topography and its Variations Using Geosat Altimetry

  1. Bob E. Schutz,
  2. Allen Anderson,
  3. Claude Froidevaux and
  4. Michael Parke
  1. C. K. Shum,
  2. D. P. Chambers,
  3. J. C. Ries,
  4. D. N. Yuan and
  5. B. D. Tapley

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118666647.ch3

Gravimetry and Space Techniques Applied to Geodynamics and Ocean Dynamics

Gravimetry and Space Techniques Applied to Geodynamics and Ocean Dynamics

How to Cite

Shum, C. K., Chambers, D. P., Ries, J. C., Yuan, D. N. and Tapley, B. D. (1994) The Determination of Large-Scale Sea Surface Topography and its Variations Using Geosat Altimetry, in Gravimetry and Space Techniques Applied to Geodynamics and Ocean Dynamics (eds B. E. Schutz, A. Anderson, C. Froidevaux and M. Parke), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118666647.ch3

Author Information

  1. Center for Space Research, The University of Texas at Austin

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904689

Online ISBN: 9781118666647

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Keywords:

  • Oceanography—Remote sensing;
  • Geodynamics—Remote sensing;
  • Gravimeters(Geophysical instruments)

Summary

  • Introduction

  • Methodology

  • Data Processing

  • Geosat Force Model and Orbit

  • Discussion of Dynamic Topography Solutions

  • Variations in Dynamic Ocean Topography

  • Comparison with other Solutions

  • Comparisons with in Situ Tide Gauge Data

  • Conclusions