Altimetric Data Information: Data Access

Below are a list of tools that provide visualizations and/or subsetting data and access protocols.
 

NASA PO.DAAC

NOAA NODC

 

Below is a table with a summary of datasets found at PO.DAAC and NODC related to altimetry. 

Dataset Name

Mission/s

Start Time

End Time

Swath/Gridded

Data Center

File Format

NRT/

Historical

Jason-1 GDR

Jason-1

2001-12

2012-06

swath

PO.DAAC

binary

historical

Jason-2/OSTM OGDR

http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/OAS/prd/accession/54289

Jason-2/OSTM

2008-06

present

swath

NODC

 

Netcdf

NRT

Jason-2/OSTM IGDR

http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/OAS/prd/accession/54289

Jason-2/OSTM

2008-06

present

swath

NODC

 

NetCDF

NRT

Jason-2/OSTM GDR

http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/OAS/prd/accession/54289

Jason-2/OSTM

2008-06

present

swath

NODC

 

NetCDF

NRT

Reconstructed sea level

http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/RECON_SEA_LEVEL_OST_L4_V1

T/P, Jason-1/2

1950-06

2009-06

gridded

PO.DAAC

netcdf

historical

Geosat Follow-On: SDR, NGDR, IGDR, GDR)

http://www.star.nesdis.noaa.gov/sod/lsa/GFO/index.php

Geosat Follow-On

 

1998-02

2008-10

swath

LSA/STAR/NESDIS/NOAA

 

ASCII

historical

GeoSat GDR (Enhanced JGM-3)

http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/OAS/prd/accession/53056

Geosat

1985-03

1989-12

swath

NODC

 

ASCII and NetCDF

historical

Geosat ERM SDR

http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/OAS/prd/accession/54289

Geosat

1986-11

1989-12

swath

NODC

 

ASCII

historical

Integrated Multi-Mission Ocean Altimeter Data for Climate Research Version 2

http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/MERGED_TP_J1_OSTM_OST_CYCLES_V2

TOPEX/Poseidon, Jason-1, OSTM/Jason-2

1992-09

present

swath

PO.DAAC

NetCDF

Historical

TOPEX/Poseidon Altimeter Merged Geophysical Data Record Generation B

http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/PODAAC_MGDR

TOPEX/Poseidon

1992-09

2005-10

swath

PO.DAAC

binary

Historical

TOPEX Altimeter Sensor Data Record

http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/TOPEX_ALTSDR

TOPEX/Poseidon

1992-09

2005-10

swath

PO.DAAC

binary

Historical

Jason-1 Altimeter Geophysical Data Record (GDR) NetCDF

http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/JASON-1_GDR_NETCDF

Jason-1

2002-01

2013-03

swath

PO.DAAC

NetCDF

Historical

Jason-1 Sensor Geophysical Data Record (SGDR) NetCDF

http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/JASON-1_SGDR_NETCDF

Jason-1

2002-01

2013-03

swath

PO.DAAC

NetCDF

Historical

Jason-1 Geophysical Data Record (GDR) Sea Surface Height Anomaly (SSHA) NetCDF

http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/JASON-1_GDR_SSHA_NETCDF

Jason-1

2002-01

2013-03

swath

PO.DAAC

NetCDF

Historical

OSTM GPS based orbit and SSHA OGDR

http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/OSTM_L2_OST_OGDR_GPS

OSTM/Jason-2

2009-06

present

swath

PO.DAAC

NetCDF

NRT

SARAL Near-Real-Time Value-added Operational Geophysical Data Record Sea Surface Height Anomaly

http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/ALTIKA_SARAL_L2_OST_XOGDR

SARAL

2013-11

present

swath

PO.DAAC

NetCDF

NRT

Global Mean Sea Level Trend from Integrated Multi-Mission Ocean Altimeters TOPEX/Poseidon Jason-1 and OSTM/Jason-2 Version 2

http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/MERGED_TP_J1_OSTM_OST_GMSL_ASCII_V2

TOPEX/Poseidon, Jason-1, OSTM/Jason-2

1992-09

present

Time series

PO.DAAC

ASCII

Historical

Integrated Multi-Mission Ocean Altimeter Data for Climate Research complete time series Version 2

http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/MERGED_TP_J1_OSTM_OST_ALL_V2

TOPEX/Poseidon, Jason-1, OSTM/Jason-2

1992-09

present

swath

PO.DAAC

NetCDF

Historical

Jason-1 Altimeter Geophysical Data Record (GDR) NetCDF Ver C Geodetic

http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/JASON-1_GDR_NETCDF_C_GEODETIC

Jason-1

2012-05

2013-06

swath

PO.DAAC

NetCDF

Historical

Jason-1 Sensor Geophysical Data Record (SGDR) NetCDF Geodetic

http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/JASON-1_SGDR_NETCDF_C_GEODETIC

Jason-1

2012-05

2013-06

swath

PO.DAAC

NetCDF

Historical

Jason-1 Geophysical Data Record (GDR) Sea Surface Height Anomaly (SSHA) NetCDF Version C Geodetic

http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/JASON-1_GDR_SSHA_NETCDF_C_GEODETIC

Jason-1

2012-05

2013-06

swath

PO.DAAC

NetCDF

Historical