Earth  ID: 3206


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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Visualization Credits

Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
Akiko Hayashi (NASA/JPL CalTech): Scientist
Michael Starobin (HTSI): Writer
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Data Used:
Jason-1/Altimeter/Sea Surface Height
1992/10/10 to 2005/05/06
TOPEX/Poseidon/Sea Surface Height
1992/10/10 to 2005/05/06
Note: While we identify the data sets used in these visualizations, we do not store any further details nor the data sets themselves on our site.

This item is part of this series:
Sea Level NSU

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