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Oceanographic Evaluation of Geoid Surfaces in the Western North Atlantic

  • Robert E. Cheney
  • James G. Marsh
Part of the Marine Science book series (MR, volume 13)

Abstract

An accurate gravimetric model is required for altimetric determination of surface current velocities. Three models of varying resolution and accuracy are evaluated in the western North Atlantic on the basis of oceanographic information.

Keywords

Gulf Stream Altimeter Data Geoid Model Dynamic Height Gravimetric Geoid 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert E. Cheney
    • 1
  • James G. Marsh
    • 1
  1. 1.NASA/Goddard Space Flight CenterGreenbeltUSA

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