ODINAFRICA/GLOSS Sea Level Training Course. TIDE GAUGES AND ALTIMETRY IN THE GULF OF GUINEA 13-24 November 2006, Oostende Angora AMAN. Contents. The system - Principles of altimetry - sampling characteristics Application - Mean sea surfaces
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TIDE GAUGES AND ALTIMETRY IN THE GULF OF GUINEA
13-24 November 2006, Oostende
By means of a nadir looking radar we measure the reflection of short pulse in the footprint. This footprint is about 4 to 8 kilometer in diameter.
in the “Age of Altimetry”?
Acoustic Gauge in Australia
Estimated Global Sea Level Rise Using Tide Gauges and Satellite Altimetry (1948–2003)
Estimated Sea Level Rise = 1.74±0.24 mm/yr
585 selected tide gauges, multiple satellite altimetry used