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The reference portal in altimetry merging the historical AVISO website from Cnes and the CTOH website. Here, you will find data, articles, news and tools to help you discover or improve your skills in the altimetry domain through four key themes: ocean, coast, hydrology and ice. 

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    • 14-21 June 2015 week

      2015-06-30

      Philae donne de ses nouvelles et va très bien (L’Express, 2015/06/20)Climat. Les satellites vigies du réchauffement (Ouest France, 2015/06/20)Ocean cleanup: des experts doutent de l'invention miracle pour nettoyer les océans (L’Express, 2015/06/13)Réchauffement climatique: le futur selon la Nasa (L’Express, 2015/06/10) On line availability of articles depends on the Newspaper/magazine. We can't thus certify that above articles will be freely and permanently available.

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      Jason-3 launch postponed

      2015-06-30

      Due to an incident on the Space-X Falcon 9 launcher on a previous flight, the Jason-3 launch campaign is now stopped waiting for a new official launch date.

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      Jason-3 left France to join USA

      2015-06-18

      The Jason-3 altimetry satellite left Thales Alenia Space’s facility in Cannes (France), on 17 June for shipment by plane to Vandenberg Air Force Base (California, USA), where it is set to launch this summer.

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      8-14 June 2015 week

      2015-06-18

      L’avenir de l’océan, c’est maintenant ! (Sciences et Avenir, 2015/06/11)El niño, le retour : quelles conséquences Outre-mer ? (La 1ere.fr, 2015/06/10)Avec le réchauffement, l’océan devient corrosif (Le Monde, 2015/06/09)Concours photo Journée mondiale de l’Océan: et les gagnants sont…  (La 1ere.fr, 2015/06/08)Océan: quand les éléphants de mer tweetent au service de la science (France TV info, 2015/06/08)On line availability of articles depends on the Newspaper/magazine...

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      1-7 June 2015 week

      2015-06-11

      COP 21: on a oublié d’inviter l’océan ! (CNRS, 2015/06/04)La Méditerranée sensible au réchauffement climatique (Maritima, 2015/06/03)Changement climatique : tous les voyants sont au rouge (le Monde, 2015/06/02)On line availability of articles depends on the Newspaper/magazine. We can't thus certify that above articles will be freely and permanently available.

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      Aviso+ Users Newsletter #11

      2015-06-10

      Publication of the eleventh Aviso Users Newsletter

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      17-31 May 2015 weeks

      2015-06-04

      Le Niño booste les thermo stats (Libération, 2015/05/28)Tara Océans: place à la science (Libération, 2015/05/26)L’Océan Indien pourrait expliquer la pause du réchauffement climatique (Houssenia Writing, 2015/05/19)Réchauffement climatique : la hausse du niveau de la mer s'accélère (Sud Ouest, 2015/05/19)Réchauffement climatique et dégel progressif (bulletins électroniques, 2015/05/15) On line availability of articles depends on the Newspaper/magazine. We can't thus certify that a...

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      Meeting of Early Adopters of the SWOT for Hydrology in South America

      2015-05-20

      The first International Meeting of Early Adopters of the SWOT satellite for Hydrology and water resources in South America was held in Latin America, Rio de Janeiro.

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      4-10 May 2015 week

      2015-05-13

      8 juin : journée mondiale de l'océan (Shom, 2015/05/07)L'Afrique face au réchauffement climatique... et à El Niño (jeune Afrique, 2015/05/05)Au coeur des archives de glace du climat (Le Echos, 2015/05/04)Des tourbillon géants vont-ils asphyxier l’océan ? (Ouest France, 2015/05/04) On line availability of articles depends on the Newspaper/magazine. We can't thus certify that above articles will be freely and permanently available.

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      April 27 - May 3, 2015 week

      2015-05-07

      Réchauffement climatique : une espèce animale sur six menacée (Le Parisien, 2015/05/01)Comment le réchauffement climatique amplifie pics de chaleur et pluies diluviennes (Les Echos, 2015/05/01)Les dangers du dégel de l'Arctique et de l'exploitation de ses ressources (France Tv Info, 2015/04/27)On line availability of articles depends on the Newspaper/magazine. We can't thus certify that above articles will be freely and permanently available.

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      20-26 April 2015 week

      2015-04-30

      Gérer un barrage en temps reel depuis l'espace : le cas du fleuve Niger Amont (Legos, 2015/04) Les forêts confrontées au changement climatique : l'exemple du Mont Ventoux (bulletins électroniques, 2015/04/28) Le changement climatique au coeur des débats du Conseil de l’Arctique (Le Monde, 2015/04/25) On line availability of articles depends on the Newspaper/magazine. We can't thus certify that above articles will be freely and permanently available.

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      13-19 April 2015 week

      2015-04-23

      «Le changement climatique ne peut plus être nié, ni ignoré» (le Figaro, 2015/04/18)Mars 2015 a été le mois de mars le plus chaud de l’histoire (La Dépêche, 2015/04/18)Le ralentissement du Gulf stream va-t-il refroidir l’Europe ? (La chaîne météo, 2015/04/15)On line availability of articles depends on the Newspaper/magazine. We can't thus certify that above articles will be freely and permanently available.

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      6-12 april 2015 week

      2015-04-16

      L'acidité des océans pourrait entraîner la fin de l'humanité (L’Express, 2015/04/10)Réchauffement climatique: des milliers d’otaries échouées en Californie (rfi, 2015/04/08)Climat : un glaciologue Grenoblois sonne l’alarme (Placegrenet, 2015/04/08)Disparition des glaciers en C.-B. et en Alberta (Radio Canada, 2015/04/07)Le Gulf Stream ralentit bien, vers un âge glaciaire en Europe ? (Notre Planète info, 2015/04/07)Subglacior, une sonde dans les archives du climat (Le Monde, 2015/0...

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      7th World Water Forum 2015

      2015-04-15

      The 7th World Water Forum takes place in Daegu & Gyeongbuk (South Corea) from 12th to 17th April 2015

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      New AVISO products: Lyapunov Exponents and Orientations

      2015-04-10

      The Aviso Team is pleased to announce the release of new products: Finite-Size Lyapunov Exponents (FSLEs) and Orientations of associated eigenvectors. The FSLEs are computed over 21 years and over global ocean within the SALP/Cnes project in collaboration with CLS, LOcean and CTOH. They provide the exponential rate of separation of particles trajectories initialized nearby and advected by altimetry velocities.

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      March 29 - April 5, 2015 week

      2015-04-10

      Il faudra des millénaires pour rétablir les écosystèmes marins (Les Echos, 2015/04/04)Conférence de Paris : climat, année zéro (Libération, 2015/04/03)Réchauffement climatique: La mer monte beaucoup plus vite depuis une vingtaine d'années (20 minutes, 2015/04/02)Changement climatique. La glace des pôles fond à toute allure (Ouest France, 2015/03/31)Réchauffement climatique : il a fait plus chaud en Antarctique qu’à Paris (Ouest France, 2013/03/31)Les écosystèmes marins altéré...

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      14-21 June 2015 week

      Philae donne de ses nouvelles et va très bien (L’Express, 2015/06/20)Climat. Les satellites vigies du réchauffement (Ouest France, 2015/06/20)Ocean cleanup: de...

      Jason-3 launch postponed

      Due to an incident on the Space-X Falcon 9 launcher on a previous flight, the Jason-3 launch campaign is now stopped waiting for a new official launch date.

      Jason-3 left France to join USA

      The Jason-3 altimetry satellite left Thales Alenia Space’s facility in Cannes (France), on 17 June for shipment by plane to Vandenberg Air Force Base (California, U...

      8-14 June 2015 week

      L’avenir de l’océan, c’est maintenant ! (Sciences et Avenir, 2015/06/11)El niño, le retour : quelles conséquences Outre-mer ? (La 1ere.fr, 2015/06...

      1-7 June 2015 week

      COP 21: on a oublié d’inviter l’océan ! (CNRS, 2015/06/04)La Méditerranée sensible au réchauffement climatique (Maritima, 2015/06/03)Changement c...

      Aviso+ Users Newsletter #11

      Publication of the eleventh Aviso Users Newsletter

      17-31 May 2015 weeks

      Le Niño booste les thermo stats (Libération, 2015/05/28)Tara Océans: place à la science (Libération, 2015/05/26)L’Océan Indien pourrait expliquer l...

      Meeting of Early Adopters of the SWOT for Hydrology in South America

      The first International Meeting of Early Adopters of the SWOT satellite for Hydrology and water resources in South America was held in Latin America, Rio de Janeiro.

      4-10 May 2015 week

      8 juin : journée mondiale de l'océan (Shom, 2015/05/07)L'Afrique face au réchauffement climatique... et à El Niño (jeune Afrique, 2015/05/05)Au coeur des a...

      April 27 - May 3, 2015 week

      Réchauffement climatique : une espèce animale sur six menacée (Le Parisien, 2015/05/01)Comment le réchauffement climatique amplifie pics de chaleur et pluies ...

      20-26 April 2015 week

      Gérer un barrage en temps reel depuis l'espace : le cas du fleuve Niger Amont (Legos, 2015/04) Les forêts confrontées au changement climatique : l'exemple du Mo...

      13-19 April 2015 week

      «Le changement climatique ne peut plus être nié, ni ignoré» (le Figaro, 2015/04/18)Mars 2015 a été le mois de mars le plus chaud de l’histoire (...

      6-12 april 2015 week

      L'acidité des océans pourrait entraîner la fin de l'humanité (L’Express, 2015/04/10)Réchauffement climatique: des milliers d’otaries échoué...

      7th World Water Forum 2015

      The 7th World Water Forum takes place in Daegu & Gyeongbuk (South Corea) from 12th to 17th April 2015

      New AVISO products: Lyapunov Exponents and Orientations

      The Aviso Team is pleased to announce the release of new products: Finite-Size Lyapunov Exponents (FSLEs) and Orientations of associated eigenvectors. The FSLEs are comp...

      March 29 - April 5, 2015 week

      Il faudra des millénaires pour rétablir les écosystèmes marins (Les Echos, 2015/04/04)Conférence de Paris : climat, année zéro (Libération, 2015/0...

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    • In the Mediterranean Sea, you're never far from a coast. Dedicated research datasets enable to get closer to the...
      June 2015: Current intruding on the continental shelf
    • Information about AVISO+ products latency & quality, satellite status, DORIS beacons status, etc.
    • 22 Jul2015

      Jason-3 launch POSTPONED (new launch date soon)

      31 Oct2015

      October 2015: Sentinel-3A launch

    • Teachers and students, follow ocean buoys and animal beacons in the ocean!
    • Download the new AVISOcean application (v2) to help you discover the oceans and altimetry. More than 700 users have already downloaded the app! Join them! Available on Android and Apple.
    • The cryosphere plays an important role in moderating the global climate, and as such, the consequences of receding ice...
      Ice and Cryosphere
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    • Register to use AVISO+ products.

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