New coastal sea level product available: "A database of coastal sea level anomalies and associated trends from Jason satellite altimetry from 2002 to 2018".

Submitted by jlegeais on Fri, 2020-06-05 14:48
SL_cci+ sea level trends over 2002-2018

 The XTRACK-ALES v1.1 along-track high-resolution (20 Hz) Sea Level Anomalies (see previous web news) have been used to derive a new thematic coastal sea level product: this is a database of monthly-averaged post-processed Sea Level Anomalies and associated trends estimated along the tracks at 429 selected coastal sites from 2002 to 2018. SLA are available in six different regions: the Mediterranean Sea, North-East Atlantic, West Africa, North Indian Ocean, South-East Asia and Australia. Read more »

Extension of the SL_cci+ coastal sea level product is now available

Submitted by jlegeais on Thu, 2020-06-04 17:40
Regions considered in the SL_cci+ extension activities

An extension (v1.1) of SL_cci+ XTRACK-ALES coastal sea level product is available. The along-track high-resolution (20 Hz) Sea Level Anomalies are now available during the period 2002-2018 based on the missions Jason-1, Jason-2 and Jason-3 in 6 regions of the coastal world ocean including the Mediterranean Sea, North-East Atlantic, West Africa, North Indian Ocean, South-East Asia and Australia.  Read more »

New high resolution sea level product in some world coastal zones is now available!

Submitted by jlegeais on Fri, 2019-11-15 20:03

The first version the XTRACK-ALES coastal sea level product is now avaialble. It consists in along-track (Level 2P) high resolution (20Hz) sea level anomalies during the period 2002-2015 in some regions of the coastal world ocean including the North East Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea and Western Africa.

The access to the product is described in the "Product" webpage of the website and the Product User Guide is available in the Public Documents section. Read more »

Publication on the SL_cci coastal sea level products

Submitted by jlegeais on Mon, 2019-07-01 11:25

 A new publication describing the CCI altimeter sea level products computed along the coast of Western Africa is now available: Read more »

The extension of the sea level CCI activities has started!

Submitted by jlegeais on Tue, 2019-05-21 17:40

The extension of the ESA Climate Change Initiative program (CCI+) has recently started, including new research and development within the sea level project. The kick off meeting of the sea level SL_cci+ activities occured on 29th March 2019 and the project will last for three years.

The operational production of the climate-oriented altimeter sea level products has been taken over by the European Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S). In this context, the SL_cci+ objectives are: Read more »

New paper from M. Passaro et al . "ALES+: Adapting a homogenous ocean retracker for satellite altimetry to sea ice leads, coastal and inland waters" has been recently published

Submitted by mablain on Fri, 2018-05-04 10:26

Radar satellites supply the data used to map sea level and ocean currents. However, up until now the radar's "eyes" have been blind where the oceans are covered by ice. Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have now developed a new analysis method to solve this problem.

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The 1 year Bridging Phase of SL_cci project is started !

Submitted by mablain on Thu, 2018-04-19 16:06
2018-03-18
2019-03-19
Europe/Rome

The kick-off of the "Bridging phase" activities for the SL_cci project occured on 16th of March, 2018. Objectives of these activities are mainly to continue research and development activities in order to improve the sea level content at climate scales and provide recommendations to C3S.  Read more »