Coastal Altimetry

Editors: Vignudelli, S., Kostianoy, A.G., Cipollini, P., Benveniste, J. (Eds.)

  • Contributes to the ongoing International Altimeter Service effort and to the building of a sustained coastal observing system
  • Describes altimetry projects performed in UK, France, Italy, Denmark, Russia, USA, Mexico and India
  • Useful to specialists in satellite altimetry, remote sensing and coastal physical oceanography
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Preface.- Chapter 1: Altimetry Missions: past, present and future.- Chapter 2: From Research to Operations: The USDA Global Reservoir and Lake Monitor.- Chapter 3: User requirements in the coastal ocean for satellite altimetry.- Chapter 4: Re-tracking altimeter waveforms near the coasts: A review of retracking methods and some applications to coastal waveforms.- Chapter 5: Range and geophysical corrections in coastal regions - and implications for mean sea surface determination.- Chapter 6: Tropospheric corrections for coastal altimetry.- Chapter 7: Surge Models as Providers of Improved "Inverse Barometer Corrections" for Coastal Altimetry Users.- Chapter 8: Tide Predictions in Shelf and Coastal Waters: Status and Prospects.- Chapter 9: Post-processing altimeter data toward coastal applications and integration into coastal models.- Chapter 10: Coastal Challenges for Altimeter Data Dissemination and Services.- Chapter 11: In situ Absolute Calibration and Validation - A link from coastal to open-ocean altimetry.- Chapter 12: Introduction and assessment of improved coastal altimetry strategies: case-study over the North Western Mediterranean Sea.- Chapter 13: Satellite Altimetry Applications in the Caspian Sea.- Chapter 14: Satellite Altimetry Applications in the Black Sea.- Chapter 15: Satellite Altimetry Applications in the Barents and White seas.- Chapter 16: Satellite Altimetry Applications off the Coasts of North America.- Chapter 17: Evaluation of Retracking Algorithms over China and Adjacent Coastal Seas.- Chapter 18: Satellite altimetry for geodetic, oceanographic and climate studies in the Australian region.- Chapter 19: Lakes studies from satellite altimetry.- Chapter 20: The Future of Coastal Altimetry.

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  • Radar Altimetry: Past, Present and Future

    Benveniste, J.

    Pages 1-17

  • From Research to Operations: The USDA Global Reservoir and Lake Monitor

    Birkett, C. (et al.)

    Pages 19-50

  • User Requirements in the Coastal Ocean for Satellite Altimetry

    Dufau, C. (et al.)

    Pages 51-60

  • Retracking Altimeter Waveforms Near the Coasts

    Gommenginger, C. (et al.)

    Pages 61-101

  • Range and Geophysical Corrections in Coastal Regions: And Implications for Mean Sea Surface Determination

    Andersen, O. B. (et al.)

    Pages 103-145

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Coastal Altimetry
Editors
  • Stefano Vignudelli
  • Andrey G. Kostianoy
  • Paolo Cipollini
  • Jérôme Benveniste
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-12796-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-12796-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-12795-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-50179-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 566
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