Earth  ID: 3206

TOPEX/JASON Sea Level

This visualization shows the relative sea level around the Earth. Sea level is represented by both color (blue=low, red=high) and bumpiness. The range is -500 mm to +500 mm.

 

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For More Information

http://www.nasa.gov/vision/earth/environment/sealevel_feature.html


Visualization Credits

Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
Akiko Hayashi (NASA/JPL CalTech): Scientist
Michael Starobin (HTSI): Writer
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Data Used:
TOPEX/Poseidon/Sea Surface Height 1992/10/10 to 2005/05/06
Jason-1/Altimeter/Sea Surface Height 1992/10/10 to 2005/05/06

This item is part of this series:
Sea Level NSU

Keywords:
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Oceans >> Sea Surface Topography >> Sea Surface Height
NASA Science >> Earth

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 8.0.0.0.0