Ocean Surface Topography Science Team (OSTST) Meeting and 7th Coastal Altimetry Workshop (CAW-7)

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Talk Abstracts

Total number of abstracts: 194

Session: Science Results from Satellite Altimetry

A 20-year analysis of Alboran sea ocean current from high resolution altimeter data

A comparative study of sea level reconstruction techniques using the 20-year satellite altimeter data record.

A Probabilistic Description of the Mesoscale Eddy Field of the Ocean

Ageostrophic components in the coastal sea surface height obtained from the GPS on a ferryboat

Aspects of Wave Radiation in the World Oceans

Australia's unique Influence on global sea in 2010-2011

Black holes and eddies: How on Earth are them related?

Can Geodetic-Mission Altimetry be used for High-Resolution Mapping of the Internal Tides?

Coastal Altimetry with the Ka Band

Combined Use of High Resolution Satellite Images and Altimetry to Estimate Volume of Small Lakes

Current Status of the Japanese Altimetry Mission, COMPIRA

Earth's energy imbalance and implications for ocean heat content

Estimates of Geostrophic Transport in the Southern Ocean by Combining Satellite Altimetry and Temperature/Salinity Profile Data

Evaluating Wavenumber Spectra in Drake Passage with ADCP and Altimeter Measurements

Evaluation of CMIP5 dynamic sea surface height multi-model simulations against satellite observations

Exploring the behavior of a Ka-band altimeter in the Arctic Ocean

Exploring the mesoscale activity in the Solomon Sea: a complementary approach with a numerical model, altimetric and glider data

FES 2012, a new tidal model – validation results and perspectives of improvements

Generation of COMPIRA simulated data

Global and Regional Past Sea Level From an Ensemble of 2D Reconstructions

Global Internal Tides from Multi-Satellite Altimetry

Has the eddy kinetic energy of the Southern Ocean increased over the last twenty years?

How sensitive is generalised linear Rossby wave theory to uncertainties in the determination of the background mean flow?

Improving storm Surge Hindcast: assimilation of satellite altimetry and tide guage data in the Baltic Sea

Integrated multi-mission Satellite Altimetry data in Climatic Studies- Detection of the Madden-Julian Oscillation

Internal Tide Refraction and Attenuation in the North Pacific

Jason-1: three successful phases of ocean monitoring

Lagrangian connectivity of near-surface ocean studied with in situ and satellite observations

Large scale Sea Level variation in the Arctic Ocean from Cryosat-2 SAR altimetry

Large-Scale Pacific Ocean Sea Level and Circulation Changes vs. the PDO Forcing

Low-frequency intrinsic variability of Sea Surface Height in the global turbulent ocean: spatio-temporal scales.

Mapping the ocean's surface circulation from altimetry

Mean vertical and horizontal structure of the subtropical circulation in the South Atlantic from three-dimensional observed velocity fields

Meridional Changes of the South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation

Meso-submesoscale dynamics and their impact on sea-level: overview of recent studies and future perspectives

Mesoscale eddies in the South Atlantic Bight

Mesoscale Eddy Impact on the Gulf Stream, Shelf Circulation and Marine Ecosystem

Multi-decadal regional sea level shifts in the Pacific over 1958-2008

Multi-sensor observations towards coastal and mesoscale characterization: SARAL/AltiKa, HF radar, glider and drifters

Multidecadal Sea Level Variability in East Asian Seas

Multiple, Migrating Quasi-zonal Jets in the Eastern North Pacific

New perspectives for future high-level Ocean Altimetry products

Non-seasonal fluctuations of the Arctic Ocean mass observed by GRACE

Northern North Atlantic sea surface height and ocean heat content variability

Observations and Mechanisms of Near-Uniform Sea Level and Ocean Bottom Pressure Fluctuations Spanning the Arctic Ocean and the Nordic Seas

Ocean Observations of Climate Change: Overview of the IPCC 5th Assessment Report

On the joint use of high resolution tracer images and altimetric data for the control of ocean circulations

On the relationship between North Pacific sea level trends and Pacific Decadal Oscillation

Pacific Decadal Oscillation Contribution to Global and Regional Sea Level

PHANTOM: Poleward heat flux and ACC variability at choke points

Predicting surface heat flux with sea level anomalies in the North Atlantic

Processes Connecting Coastal to Basin-Scale Ocean Circulation: SW Atlantic Ocean

Quantifying the respective contribution of wind stress and diabatic forcing to decadal temperature changes and regional sea level trends over 1993-2010 based on ECCO solutions

Randomness, symmetry and scaling of mesoscale eddy life cycles

Regional ocean mass contribution to sea surface height variations with seasonal timescale

Regional Variations in the Influence of Mesoscale Ocean Eddies on Near-surface Chlorophyll

SARAL/AltiKa: a Ka band altimetric mission

Satellite-based ocean analysis for the MidAtlantic Bight

Sea level in ocean reanalyses and tide gauges -- how similar?

Sea Surface Height Frequency and Wavenumber Spectra in the Atlantic Ocean, estimated from satellite altimetry and a hierarchy of numerical simulations

SeaGoLSWOT: an oceanographic campaign in support of the AirSWOT mission in the Northwestern Mediterranean

Signature of the seasonality of submesoscales on the SSH in the Kuroshio region between 25N and 45N

Submesoscale prediction and effects on surface dispersion during the Grand Lagrangian Deployment (GLAD) Experiment

SWOT mission design for advancing mesoscale oceanography

Synergistic use of remote sensing data for the study of the Azores and St. Helena current systems

The anatomy of recent large sea level fluctuations in the Mediterranean Sea

The Annual Cycle of Steric Height and Sea Surface Height in the Equatorial Pacific

The Application of Multiple Satellite Radar Altimetry Data Sets to Serve Inland Surface Water Projects

The Contributions of Ekman Heat Advection to Meridional Heat Transport Anomalies in the Atlantic Ocean

The control of non-linear mesoscale ocean circulation through altimetric data assimilation revisited using a variational approach.

The ESA Climate Change Initiative Sea Level project: validation phase

The Phase of the Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) and Sea Level Trends in the North Pacific

The Tropical Atlantic North Equatorial CounterCurrent revisited from altimetry and SMOS satellites

Tidal currents of global tidal models tested using estimates from ocean acoustic tomography

Towards an ensemble stragtegy for altimetric data assimilation into eddy-resolving ocean circulation models

Towards Global Predictions of the Mode-1 Internal Tide

Two Decades of Global and Regional Sea Level Observations from the ESA Climate Change Initiative Sea Level Project

Understanding and Projecting Sea Level Change: An Overview of the IPCC 5th Assessment Report (AR5)

Use of a Lagrangian advection technique with altimetric velocities to reconstruct fine scales in large scale surface tracer fields in the Pacific Ocean

Variability of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current transport through the Fawn Trough, Kerguelen Plateau, monitored from 20 years of altimeter data.

Vertical thermohaline structure of mesoscale eddies in the four major Eastern Upwelling Boundary Systems

Western Boundary Current Velocity and Transport: Combining Altimetry, XBT, and Argo

What causes the model-data differences in seasonal variations of the South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation?

Wind-driven coastal sea level variability in the Northeast Pacific

Session: The Geoid, Mean Sea Surfaces and Mean Dynamic Topography

A 20-Year Reference Period for SSALTO/DUACS Products

A Global Mean Ocean Circulation Estimation using GOCE - DTU12MDT

Assessing Mean Dynamic Ocean Topography Using State Estimation Constraints

Instantaneous Profiles of Dynamic Ocean Topography (iDOT-profiles) – updated with GOCO03S

New global Mean Dynamic Topography from a GOCE geoid model, altimeter measurements and oceanographic in-situ data

New Marine Gravity from Jason-1 and CryoSat-2 Reveals Tectonics, Seamounts, and Abyssal Fabric

The DTU13 Global marine gravity field – first evaluation

The DTU13 global mean sea surface from 20 years of satellite altimetry

Session: Instrument Processing

A generalized semi-analytical model for delay/Doppler altimetry and its estimation algorithms

ALES, the multi­mission Adaptive Leading Edge Sub­Waveform Retracker, design and validation

AltiKa in-flight performances

AltiKa Radiometer: first results of in-flight calibration

Analyze of the effects of swell on SAR-mode measurements

Assessing sea state bias correction models for differing frequencies and missions

Bifrequency radiometer for Ka band altimetry mission: issues and way of improving retrieval algorithms

Coastal and Inland Water SAR Altimetry at 80 Hz

Comparison of Retrieval Algorithms for the Wet Tropospheric Path Delay

Comparisons of CryoSat-2 and Altika altimeter measurements of the ocean and Antarctic ice-sheet.

Considering SARAL/AltiKa altimeter data for coastal zones and hydrology: the PEACHI project

CryoSat-2 SAR mode over ocean: one year of data quality assessment

ERS reprocessing at CTOH for extended applications

First SARAL/AltiKa Results: Overview of the Altimeter Performances

Inversion of Saral/AltiKa waveforms over different surfaces

Jason-CS Poseidon-4 Ground Prototype Processor (GPP): Processor results using simulated raw data and in orbit CryoSat-2 data

One and Two-Dimensional Wind Speed Models for Ka-band Altimetry

Progress in Retracking TOPEX for the Climate Data Record

Validation of Open-Sea CRYOSAT-2 Data in SAR Mode in the German Bight Area

Waveform aliasing in satellite radar altimetry

Session: Near Real Time Products and Applications and Multi-Mission, Multi-Sensor Observations

A multiscale analysis from satellite altimeter observations

Altimetry impact studies on global ocean analysis and forecasts at Mercator Ocean

An EM-bias correction estimate for AltiKa

Comparison and validation of multi-mission coastal altimetry around Venice

GMES-PURE: Shaping the Marine GMES/Copernicus User

High-Accuracy Sea Surface Height Data in Near-Real-Time from the SARAL and Jason-2 Missions

Improved Representation of Eddies in Regional Realtime Forecasting Systems Using Multi-Scale Data Assimilation of Satellite Altimetry

Improving the dynamic atmospheric correction for operational applications of altimetry

Merging of in-flight radiometers for an alternative wet tropospheric correction estimation

Near-real time production of gridded SLA in the Mediterranean Sea using the Data-Interpolating Variational Analysis (DIVA)

On the impact of Saral/altika wave data in the wave forecasting system of Météo-France

Real-time Data Assimilative Modeling of the U.S. Mid-Atlantic Bight Shelf

Southwestern Atlantic currents from in-situ and satellite altimetry data

Ssalto/DUACS : The Jason1 / Altika unexpected handover

The assimilation of CFOSAT synthetic wave data in the wave model MFWAM

The contribution of altimetry to storm surge modelling in the eSurge project

Towards an Operational Use of HY-2A in SSALT/Duacs: Evaluation of the Altimeter Performances Using NSOAS S-IGDR Data

Using Multi-Mission Satellite Altimetry for Estimating Water Level Time Series of Inland Waters – The new Database for Hydrological Time Series of Inland Waters (DAHITI)

Session: Quantifying Errors and Uncertainties in Altimetry Data

Accuracy Assessment of Global Ocean Tide Models

Analysis of fine scale coastal process in the Gulf of Lion

Assessment of long-term errors of wet tropospheric correction for altimetry missions: a mean sea level issue

Asymmetries between along- and across-track velocity spectra from tandem-mission altimetry

Bumps and Wiggles: Making Sense of Sea Level Climate Record Variability

Comparisons to in situ data and estimation of errors in the Dynamic Atmospheric Correction

Effect of the processing methodology on satellite altimetry-based global mean sea level rise over the Jason-1 operating period

Investigating short wavelength correlated errors on low resolution mode altimetry

Reducing altimetry small-scales errors to access (sub)mesoscale dynamics: dream or reality?

Retracking Jason-1 Altimeter Waveforms for Marine Gravity Recovery

Sampling errors in the decomposition of vertical modes from current meter data estimated using an eddy-resolving ocean circulation model with embedded tides

Using CTOH Tidal Constants for Coastal Studies

Wavenumber spectrum of estimated uncertainty in Jason-2 sea surface height measurement

What do errors between altimeters tell us about the length of the Jason-3/Jason-CS calibration phase?

Why Mean Sea Level errors on the first altimetry decade [1993-2002] are higher than in the second one [2003-2013]?

Session: Regional and Global CAL/VAL for Assembling a Climate Data Record

An End-of-Mission Climate Quality Calibration for the JMR – Inter-satellite Calibration with the SSM/I Fundamental Climate Data Record

Analyses of altimetry errors using in-situ measurements: tide gauges and Argo profiles

Baleares 2013 Calibration Campaign for Jason-2 and Saral/AltiKa

Comparison of MLE3 and MLE4 retracking performances using Jason-2 GDR-D dataset: impact on Sea Surface Height estimation.

Corsica: a multi-mission absolute calibration site

Cryosat-2 altimeter performance assessment over ocean

Early look at SARAL/AltiKa data

Envisat ocean altimetry performance assessment. End of life and overview of a successful mission

From Global Cal/Val over ocean to Global Cal/Val over ice sheets: quality assessment of SARAL/AltiKa for Antarctica and Greenland

Global and regional altimetry CAL/VAL: a closer look at Cryosat-2

Global Calibration and Validation of the Jason-2 and SARAL Geophysical Data Records

Global Jason-2 / Jason-1 Data Quality Assessment

Global Quality Assessment of updated Geosat Dataset

Global SARAL Data Quality Assessment of IGDR and GDR data

Impact of revised time variable gravity realizations on geocentric sea level estimates derived from the TOPEX/Poseidon/Jason Climate Data Record

Improving the tide gauge validation for the altimeter sea level climate record

Intermission and tide gauge comparisons with Jason-2

Latest Results for the absolute calibration of Jason and HY-2 satellites using the Gavdos/Crete permanent calibration facility

Ongoing monitoring of absolute bias from the Australian In-Situ Calibration Sites: Bass Strait and Storm Bay

Performance and consistency of different satellite altimeter systems assessed by means of global multi-mission crossover analysis

Preparatory steps for a permanent infrastructure in West Crete to calibrate Sentinel-3, Cryosat-2 and Jason missions with a prototype microwave transponder

Regional CalVal of Jason-2 and Envisat in Corsica and at Harvest

Significant Wave Height evolution and link to climate

SSALTO/DUACS: the Reprocessing of the 20 Years of Data is On Going

The Long-term Altimeter Calibration Record from the Harvest Platform

Validation of altimeter data in the German Bight area

Session: Outreach, Education and Altimetric Data Services

Argonautica: behind the scenes

Aviso products & services: what’s new?

AVISO: online data extraction service for all altimetry users

Basic Radar Altimetry Toolbox: tools to teach altimetry

CTOH: from L1 to L4 altimeter data

Enhancing science and promoting practical applications of high-resolution altimetry measurements

NOAA Archive and Access Services for Jason-2/3 Products

OpenADB: An Open Altimeter Database providing high-quality altimeter data and products

Outreach in a Changing Budget Climate: More or Less, Doing More with Less

Reformatted SEASAT Data and Improved Tools at PO.DAAC

Sea Level Course and Experiments for High School Students

The 7th Continent Expedition: International Student Participation in a Voyage to the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch”

The ESA LearnEO! Project for Stimulating Earth Observation Education

Session: Precision Orbit Determination

Assessment of Orbit Quality through the SSH calculation New insight in resolving long term and inter-annual signal for climate studies

Development Status of GPS-Based Precise Orbit Determination System for Japanese Ocean Surface Topography Mission (COMPIRA)

Empirical Solar Radiation Models for Altimeter Satellites

Impact of recent time variable geopotential models on precise orbits of altimetry satellites, global and regional mean sea level trends

Orbit error due to time variable gravity and impact on mean sea level trend estimates and tide gauge calibration

Precision Orbit Determination For JASON2 With GPS

SARAL/AltiKa Orbit Quality Analysis Through Short-arc Technique

Status of GDR orbits for ocean topography missions and prospects for future improvements

Status of the GSFC precise orbit ephemerides for Jason-2, Jason-1 and TOPEX/Poseidon

Towards the 1 mm/y Stability of the Radial Orbit Error at Regional Scales


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