Ssalto/Duacs multimission gridded geostrophic velocities anomalies deduced from the Absolute Dynamic Topography with the method of Arbic et al., 2012 outside [-5°;5°] in latitude and of Lagerloef et al., 1999 in the tropical zone.
Arbic B. K, R. B. Scott, D. B. Chelton, J. G. Richman and J. F. Shriver, 2012, Effects on stencil width on surface ocean geostrophic velocity and vorticity estimation from gridded satellite altimeter data, J. Geophys. Res., vol117, C03029, doi:10.1029/2011JC007367
Lagerloef, G.S.E., G.Mitchum, R.Lukas and P.Niiler, 1999: Tropical Pacific near-surface currents estimated from altimeter, wind and drifter data, J. Geophys. Res., 104, 23,313-23,326.
Use : Ssalto/Duacs gridded products are devoted to scientific applications: study of general circulation (ocean gyres, …), including operational oceanography (near-real time products).
Absolute geostrophic velocity; meridional component
Absolute geostrophic velocity; zonal component
1993-01-01 / today
Latitude = -90/90; Longitude = -180/180
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