Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM) /Jason-3 Data Collection, 2015- (NCEI Accession 0118278)

OSTM/JASON-3 is a follow-on mission continuing the TOPEX/Poseidon and Jason-1/2, and is designed to ensure continuity of high quality measurements for ocean science and to provide operational products for assimilation and forecasting applications. The satellite has a planned launch of 2015.

The data will include Jason-3 Geophysical Data Records (GDRs) with associated auxiliary and ancillary files. Some restrictions may apply.
Jason-3 data is held at the NODC under the following accession numbers:

GDRs: https://archive.nodc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/AMS/prod/accession/details/122595

Ancillary data: https://archive.nodc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/AMS/prod/accession/details/122596

Auxiliary data: https://archive.nodc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/AMS/prod/accession/details/122597

Orbital Information: https://archive.nodc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/AMS/prod/accession/details/122598

Telemetry: https://archive.nodc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/AMS/prod/accession/details/122599

Quality reports: https://archive.nodc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/AMS/prod/accession/details/0122600

Some of these data may be subject to access restrictions.
  • Cite as: Lillibridge, John; US DOC/NOAA/NESDIS > Office of Satellite Data Processing and Distribution (2017). Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM) /Jason-3 Data Collection, 2015- (NCEI Accession 0118278). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Unpublished Dataset. [access date]
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Ordering Instructions Data in this archival information package are not currently available for public download from NCEI. Please contact NCEI Information Services directly for access to these data.
Distributor DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
301-713-3277
NCEI.Info@noaa.gov
Dataset Point of Contact Information Services
DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
301-713-3277
NCEI.Info@noaa.gov
Time Period 2015-04-01 to Present
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 66
S: -66
E: 180
W: -180
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
  • Dataset Description
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Associated Resources
  • Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM) - Jason-2 and Jason-3: Data Documentation Records (NCEI Accession 0118276)
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2017-12-08
Data Presentation Form Digital table - digital representation of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns
Dataset Progress Status Ongoing - data is continually being updated
Data Update Frequency As needed
Supplemental Information
The Jason-2 data collection is filed under NODC accession 0118277. Jason-2 (and Jason-3 when available) data documentation (metadata) are filed under NODC Accession number 0118276.
Purpose Basic research
Use Limitations
  • Data in this archival information package are not currently available for public download from NCEI. Please contact NCEI Information Services directly for access to these data.
  • accessLevel: Public
  • Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives.
Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science and Services Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS > WIND SPEED
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN WAVES
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN WAVES > WAVE HEIGHT
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SEA SURFACE TOPOGRAPHY
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NODC > National Oceanographic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/OSDPD > Office of Satellite Data Processing and Distribution, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
NODC COLLECTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • DORIS > Doppler Orbitography and Radiopositioning Integrated by Satellite
  • GPSP > Global Positioning System Payload
  • LRA > Laser Retroreflector Array
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL OCEAN
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Lillibridge, John; US DOC/NOAA/NESDIS > Office of Satellite Data Processing and Distribution (2017). Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM) /Jason-3 Data Collection, 2015- (NCEI Accession 0118278). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Unpublished Dataset. [access date]
Access Constraints
  • NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
Fees
  • Digital data may be downloaded from NCEI at no charge in most cases. For custom orders of digital data or to obtain a copy of analog materials, please contact NCEI Information Services for information about current fees.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • DORIS
  • GPSP
  • LRA
  • satellite sensor - altimeter
  • satellite sensor - general
Last Modified: 2018-07-09T16:23:11
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