Jason-1 GDR version E NetCDF Geodetic
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Short NameJASON-1_L2_OST_GPN_E_GEODETIC
DescriptionThe Jason-1 Geophysical Data Records (GDR) Geodetic Mission contain full accuracy altimeter data, with a high precision orbit, provided approximately 35 days after data collection. The data are sorted into cycles that are approximately 11 days long and contain 280 pass files. The instruments on Jason-1 make direct observations of the following quantities: altimeter range, significant wave height, ocean radar backscatter cross-section (a measure of wind speed), ionospheric electron content (derived by a simple formula), tropospheric water content, mean sea surface, and position relative to the GPS satellite constellation. The GDR contain all relevant corrections needed to calculate the sea surface height.
VersionE
Dataset TypeCOMPLETE
MeasurementOCEANS > OCEAN WAVES > SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT
OCEANS > SEA SURFACE TOPOGRAPHY > SEA SURFACE HEIGHT
Processing Level2
CoverageRegion: GLOBAL
North Bounding Coordinate: 66.15 degrees
South Bounding Coordinate: -66.15 degrees
West Bounding Coordinate: -180 degrees
East Bounding Coordinate: 180 degrees
Time Span: 2012-May-07 to 2013-Jun-21
Granule Time Span: 2012-May-07 to 2013-Jun-21
ResolutionSpatial Resolution:
Platform/Sensor
Jason-1 Geodetic
Platform
Name: Jason-1 Geodetic (Jason-1 Geodetic)
Orbit Period: 99999.0 minutes
Inclination Angle: 66.15 degrees
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DORIS
SENSOR
Name: Doppler Orbitography and Radiopositioning Integrated by Satellite (DORIS)
Swath Width: 0.0 kilometers
Description: Spacecraft angular distance from orbital plane relative to the Equator.

Jason-1 Geodetic
Platform
Name: Jason-1 Geodetic (Jason-1 Geodetic)
Orbit Period: 99999.0 minutes
Inclination Angle: 66.15 degrees
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JASON-1 Microwave Radiometer
SENSOR
Name: JASON-1 MICROWAVE RADIOMETER (JASON-1 Microwave Radiometer)
Swath Width: 22.9 kilometers
Description: Spacecraft angular distance from orbital plane relative to the Equator.

Jason-1 Geodetic
Platform
Name: Jason-1 Geodetic (Jason-1 Geodetic)
Orbit Period: 99999.0 minutes
Inclination Angle: 66.15 degrees
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POSEIDON-2
SENSOR
Name: JASON-1 RADAR ALTIMETER (POSEIDON-2)

ProjectJason-1 (JASON-1)
Data ProviderPublisher: JASON-1
Creator: JASON-1
Release Place: JPL
Release Date: 2015-Oct-08

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Direct Access
PO.DAAC DRIVEhttps://podaac-tools.jpl.nasa.gov/drive/files/allData/jason1/L2/gdr_netcdf_e_geodetic
PO.DAAC Drive
OPENDAP DATAhttps://podaac-opendap.jpl.nasa.gov/opendap/allData/jason1/L2/gdr_netcdf_e_geodetic/
The OPeNDAP base directory location for the collection.
Format (Compression)NETCDF
Citation JASON-1. 2015. JASON-1_L2_OST_GPN_E_GEODETIC. Ver. E. PO.DAAC, CA, USA. Dataset accessed [YYYY-MM-DD] at https://doi.org/

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VersionDatasetVersion DateStatus
EJason-1 GDR version E NetCDF Geodetic2014-03-17ACTIVE1395091092777
CJason-1 Altimeter Geophysical Data Record (GDR) NetCDF Ver C Geodetic2012-06-20RETIRED1340235329316