Satellite Altimetry Over Oceans and Land Surfaces

5bea11dbf033f.jpg Author Detlef Stammer and ‎ Anny Cazenave
Isbn 9781498743457
File size 173MB
Year 2017
Pages 670
Language English
File format PDF
Category Astronomy

Book Description:

Satellite remote sensing, in particular by radar altimetry, is a crucial technique for observations of the ocean surface and of many aspects of land surfaces, and of paramount importance for climate and environmental studies. This book provides a state-of-the-art overview of the satellite altimetry techniques and related missions, and reviews the most-up-to date applications to ocean dynamics and sea level. It also discusses related space-based observations of the ocean surface and of the marine geoid, as well as applications of satellite altimetry to the cryosphere and land surface waters; operational oceanography and its applications to navigation, fishing and defense.

 

 

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