Altimetry and Doris applications in videos
- Videos for the 20 Years of Progress in Radar Altimetry (2012): key dates in the Earth and Ocean observations, applications, see how this continuity of 20 years of research is one of the fundamental reasons for the success of satellite altimetry.
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- Doris, the space surveyor: serie of videos produced by Cnes on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Doris system in 2010. Learn more about the technics: how does Doris measure to the closest centimetre, about the network of stations and about the applications ranging from operational oceanography modelling to climate studies.
Doris, the space surveyor (.mpeg, 5'13'') How does Doris work : illustration of the principle of the Doppler effect. Main applications in geodesy, geophysics, or ocean levels.
Doris, autonomous navigation (.mpeg, 1'24'') Precision of the Doris system, real-time on-board orbit determination Diode.
Doris, network of stations (2'01'') view on the network of the 60 stations spread across the globe. Control, maintenance of this network.
- "Altimetry applications in videos" produced by Cnes on the occasion of the Jason-2 launch in 2008, traces the many fields where this technique is involved: El Niño, the mean sea level, Venice, the ocean circulation, the Mediterranean Sea, operational oceanography, the oil spills, the maritime transport and safety, biology, the fishing management, the tsunamis, the monitoring hurricanes, hydrology (Aral Sea, lake Chad, rivers). Click on each title to see short video footages and further information to monitor the Earth pulse.