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New satellite AltiKa radar could find 100,000 underwater mountains

“This article in Science, by Eric Hand,  describes the use of the French AltiKa altimeter on the Indian SIRAL satellites to map the location of seamounts. A detailed account is given at the following link.

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The SSALTO/DUACS Multimission Altimeter Processing System

The French SSALTO/DUACS multimission altimeter processing system combines data from all altimetric satellites to produce a near-global product of absolute and relative sea surface height. SSALTO stands for Segment Sol multi-missions dALTimetrie, d’orbitographie et de localisation precise; DUACS stands for … Continue reading

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Global Mean Sea Level Rise as of August 2014

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