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MEaSUREs Gridded Sea Surface Height Anomalies Interim Version 1812

DescriptionThese are gridded Sea Surface Height Anomalies (SSHA) above a mean sea surface, on 1/6th degree grid every 5 days. It contains interim heights, with delay around 4 weeks. There is a more accurate dataset available, with delay of about 3 months at gridded data are derived from the SSHA data of TOPEX/Poseidon, Jason-1, Jason-2 and Jason-3 plus ERS-1, ERS-2, Envisat, SARAL-AltiKa, CRyosat-2, depending on the date, from the level 2 swath data derived from the RADS database. The gridding is done by the kriging method. The date given in the data is the center of the 5 day window.
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Citation Zlotnicki, Victor; Qu, Zheng; Willis, Joshua. 2019. SEA_SURFACE_HEIGHT_ALT_INTERIM_GRIDS_L4_2SATS_5DAY_6THDEG_V_JPL1812. Ver. 1812. PO.DAAC, CA, USA. Dataset accessed [YYYY-MM-DD] at

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