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Ocean Surface Topography from Space
What's up El Niño?
How does it compare to 1997-1998?
Animated gif comparing 1997-1998 vs 2015-2016 El Nino event.
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Societal Benefits
Societal Benefits
Data and images from TOPEX/Poseidon and Jason altimeters are being used for practical applications.
Sea Level Viewer
Sea Level Viewer
Check out the Sea Level Viewer from the Climate web site.
Literature Database
Literature Database
A searchable database of ocean surface topography related published works.
Literature Database
OST Science Team
Updates on the latest research being completed by the team of international and interdisciplinary scientists.
Busy mapping the ocean

Sea Level
On the turbulent U.S. West Coast

El Niño 2015-16:
As California waits, Latin America is hit hard

Link to the Jason-3 Mission page Link to the Sea Level curve data
Latest El Niño/La Niña Watch Data
The latest image from NASA's Jason satellite is updated approximately every 15 days.
Latest Jason data
Data Maps
SSHA Data MapsAMR Data Maps
Sea Surface Height Anomaly: SARAL, Jason-2 and Jason-3 Measurements from 19-Jan-2017 to 29-Jan-2017
Along-Track Near Real-Time Data
SARAL, Jason-2 and Jason-3 Measurements from 19-Jan-2017 to 29-Jan-2017
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