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Genere:Libro
Lingua: Inglese
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CRC Press

Pubblicazione: 11/2017
Edizione: 1° edizione





Note Editore

Satellite remote sensing, in particular by radar altimetry, is a crucial technique for observations of the ocean surface and of many aspects of land surfaces, and of paramount importance for climate and environmental studies. This book provides a state-of-the-art overview of the satellite altimetry techniques and related missions, and reviews the most-up-to date applications to ocean dynamics and sea level. It also discusses related space-based observations of the ocean surface and of the marine geoid, as well as applications of satellite altimetry to the cryosphere and land surface waters; operational oceanography and its applications to navigation, fishing and defense.





Sommario

Preface

Editors

Contributors

Satellite Radar Altimetry: Principle, Accuracy, and Precision

P. Escudier, A. Couhert, F. Mercier, A. Mallet, P. Thibaut, N. Tran, L. Amarouche, B. Picard, L. Carrère, G. Dibarboure, M. Ablain, J. Richard, N. Steunou, P. Dubois, M. H. Rio, and J. Dorandeu

Wide-Swath Altimetry: A Review

Ernesto, Rodriguez, Daniel, Esteban-Fernandez, Eva Peral, Curtis W. Chen, Jan-Willem De Bleser, and Brent Williams

In Situ Observations Needed to Complement, Validate, and Interpret Satellite Altimetry

D. Roemmich, P. Woodworth, S. Jevrejeva S. Purkey, M. Lankhorst, U. Send, and N. Maximenko

Auxiliary Space-Based Systems for Interpreting Satellite Altimetry: Satellite Gravity

D. Chambers, O. Andersen, S. Bettadpur, M.-H. Rio, R. Rummel, and D. Wiese

A 25-Year Satellite Altimetry-Based Global Mean Sea Level Record: Closure of the Sea Level Budget and Missing Components

R. S. Nerem, M. Ablain, A. Cazenave, J. Church, and E. Leuliette

Monitoring and Interpreting Mid-Latitude Oceans by Satellite Altimetry

Kathryn A, Kelly, Joshua K, Willis, Gilles Reverdin, Shenfu Dong, and LuAnne Thompson

Monitoring and Interpreting the Tropical Oceans by Satellite Altimetry

Tong, Lee, J. Thomas Farrar, Sabine Arnault, Benoit Meyssignac, Weiqing Han, and Theodore Durland

The High Latitude Seas and Arctic Ocean

J. Johanessen and Ole Andersen

The Southern Ocean

S. T. Gille, Michael P. Meredith

Ocean Eddies and Mesoscale Variability

Rosemary Morrow, Lee-Lueng Fu, T. Farrar, H. Seo, and Pierre-Yves Le Traon

Satellite Altimetry in Coastal Regions

P. Cipollini, Jérôme Benveniste, Florence Birol, M. Joana Fernandes, Estelle Obligis, Marcello Passaro, P. Ted Strub, Guillaume Valladeau, Stefano Vignudelli, and John Wilkin

Monitoring Waves and Surface Winds by Satellite Altimetry: Applications

Saleh Abdalla and Peter Janssen

Tides and Satellite Altimetry

Richard D. Ray and Gary D. Egbert

Hydrological Applications of Satellite Altimetry: Rivers, Lakes, Man-Made Reservoirs, Inundated Areas

J-F. Cretaux, K. Nielsen, F. Frappart, F. Papa, S. Calmant, and J. Benveniste

Applications of Satellite Altimetry to Study the Antarctic Ice Sheet

Frédérique Remy, Anthony Memin and Isabella Velicogna

Advances in Imaging Small-Scale Seafloor and Sub-Seafloor Tectonic Fabric Using Satellite Altimetry

R. Dietmar Mueller, Kara J. Matthews, and David T. Sandwell

Ocean Modeling and Data Assimilation in the Context of Satellite Altimetry

Detlef Stammer and Stephen M. Griffies

Use of Satellite Altimetry for Operational Oceanography

P.Y. Le Traon, G. Dibarboure, G. Jacobs, M. Martin, E. Remy, and A. Schiller

Index





Autore

Detef Stammer is a professor of physical oceanography and Earth system remote sensing at the Universität Hamburg in Germany, where he is director of the Center für Erdsystemforschung und Nachhaltigkeit. His research interests include ocean and climate variability analyzed from ocean and climate data in combination with ocean and climate modes (assimilation). The use of satellite altimetry and other satellite observations for studies of ocean circulation, ocean dynamics, and mixing and eddy transports are central to his work. One such aspect is the use of altimeter data for quantitative testing of general ocean circulation models. He has published more than 180 articles in international journals and was the lead author of the Fifth Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group I Assessment report. He has served on several national and international scientific committees and is fellow of the American Geophysical Union.

Anny Cazenave is senior scientist at the Laboratoire d’Etudes en Géophysique et Océanographie Spatiale, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales, Toulouse, France, and director for Earth sciences at the International Space Science Institute, Bern, Switzerland. Her research deals with the applications of space techniques to geosciences (geodesy, gravity, and solid Earth geophysics; sea level variations and the study of climatic causes; global water cycle and land hydrology from space; and climate research). She has lengthy experience in using satellite altimetry for studying the marine geoid, land surface waters, and sea level. She has published more than 200 articles in international journals and has edited several books. She has contributed as P.I. or co-I in geodesy and oceanography for several space missions and has served as the lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group I (fourth and fifth assessment reports). She is fellow of the American Geophysical Union, a member of the French academy of science, and a foreign member of the U.S., Indian, and Belgian academies of science.








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Altre Informazioni

ISBN:

9781498743457

Condizione: Nuovo
Collana: Earth Observation of Global Changes
Dimensioni: 10 x 7 in Ø 3.30 lb
Formato: Copertina rigida
Illustration Notes:68 b/w images and 32 color images
Pagine Arabe: 644
Pagine Romane: xxvi






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