Coastal Altimetry

  • Stefano Vignudelli
  • Andrey G. Kostianoy
  • Paolo Cipollini
  • Jérôme Benveniste

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. C. Birkett, C. Reynolds, B. Beckley, B. Doorn
    Pages 19-50
  3. C. Dufau, C. Martin-Puig, L. Moreno
    Pages 51-60
  4. C. Gommenginger, P. Thibaut, L. Fenoglio-Marc, G. Quartly, X. Deng, J. Gómez-Enri et al.
    Pages 61-101
  5. E. Obligis, C. Desportes, L. Eymard, M. J. Fernandes, C. Lázaro, A. L. Nunes
    Pages 147-176
  6. R. D. Ray, G. D. Egbert, S. Y. Erofeeva
    Pages 191-216
  7. L. Roblou, J. Lamouroux, J. Bouffard, F. Lyard, M. Le Hénaff, A. Lombard et al.
    Pages 217-246
  8. J. Bouffard, L. Roblou, F. Birol, A. Pascual, L. Fenoglio-Marc, M. Cancet et al.
    Pages 297-330
  9. A. V. Kouraev, J.-F. Crétaux, S. A. Lebedev, A. G. Kostianoy, A. I. Ginzburg, N. A. Sheremet et al.
    Pages 331-366
  10. A. I. Ginzburg, A. G. Kostianoy, N. A. Sheremet, S. A. Lebedev
    Pages 367-387
  11. S. A. Lebedev, A. G. Kostianoy, A. I. Ginzburg, D. P. Medvedev, N. A. Sheremet, S. N. Shauro
    Pages 389-415
  12. W. J. Emery, T. Strub, R. Leben, M. Foreman, J. C. McWilliams, G. Han et al.
    Pages 417-451
  13. L. Yang, M. Lin, Y. Zhang, L. Bao, D. Pan
    Pages 453-471
  14. X. Deng, D. A. Griffin, K. Ridgway, J. A. Church, W. E. Featherstone, N. J. White et al.
    Pages 473-508
  15. J.-F. Crétaux, S. Calmant, R. Abarca del Rio, A. Kouraev, M. Bergé-Nguyen, P. Maisongrande
    Pages 509-533
  16. R. K. Raney, L. Phalippou
    Pages 535-560
  17. Back Matter
    Pages 561-565

About this book


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.


Coastal Altimetry Coastal Physical Oceanography Satellite Remote Sensing

Editors and affiliations

  • Stefano Vignudelli
    • 1
  • Andrey G. Kostianoy
    • 2
  • Paolo Cipollini
    • 3
  • Jérôme Benveniste
    • 4
  1. 1.Ist. BiofisicaCNR PisaPisaItaly
  2. 2., P.P. Shirshov Institute of OceanologyRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussian Federation
  3. 3.Lab. Satellite Oceanography, Ocean Observing & Climate Res. GroupNational Oceanography CentreSouthamptonUnited Kingdom
  4. 4.Directorate of Earth Observation ProgramEuropean Space Agency /ESRINFrascati (Roma)Italy

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