Global Scale Variations in Sea Surface Topography Determined from Satellite Altimetry

  1. P.L. Woodworth,
  2. D.T. Pugh,
  3. J.G. DeRonde,
  4. R.G. Warrick and
  5. J. Hannah
  1. C. J. Koblinsky1,
  2. R. S. Nerem1,
  3. R. G. Williamson2 and
  4. S. M. Klosko2

Published Online: 21 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM069p0155

Sea Level Changes: Determination and Effects

Sea Level Changes: Determination and Effects

How to Cite

Koblinsky, C. J., Nerem, R. S., Williamson, R. G. and Klosko, S. M. (1992) Global Scale Variations in Sea Surface Topography Determined from Satellite Altimetry, in Sea Level Changes: Determination and Effects (eds P.L. Woodworth, D.T. Pugh, J.G. DeRonde, R.G. Warrick and J. Hannah), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM069p0155

Author Information

  1. 1

    Nasa/Goddard Space Flight Centergreenbelt, Maryland 20771 Usa

  2. 2

    Hughes St Systems Corp.Lanham, Md., Usa

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1992

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904603

Online ISBN: 9781118666524

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Keywords:

  • Sea level

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Observations and Method

  • Mean Sea Surface Topography Relative to the Geoid

  • Variations in Sea Surface Topography

  • Comparisons

  • The Annual and Semi-Annual Cycles of Sea Surface Topography

  • Relationship Between Sea Level Change and Atmospheric Variables

  • Summary