Earth  ID: 1332

TOPEX/Poseidon Flat Earth Tide Height Model

Data from TOPEX/Poseidon was used to produce a computer model of 16 days of tide height. Blue is below sea level, red is above sea level.

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Visualization Credits

James W. Williams (GST): Lead Animator
Richard Ray (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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Data Used:
TOPEX/Poseidon
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Keywords:
SVS >> Energy
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Oceans >> Tides
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

Places you might have seen this:
Scientific American Magazine August 2000 pp. 29