AVISO Image Gallery


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This site from Aviso features a searchable directory of images and animations that are based on satellite altimetry data. These data are used to study ocean dynamics and geophysics in many applications, including climate prediction, monitoring of mean sea level, global warming, El Nino and La Nina events, marine currents and ocean circulation, and tide, wind, wave and marine meteorology models. Some of the many topics include climate, atmosphere, ice, geophysics, oceanography, tides and currents, ocean circulation, and others.

Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Hydrology, Oceanography, Geology:Geophysics
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Animations/Video
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Atmospheric Science, Oceanography, Geophysics, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change
Data Derived: Data Derived
Data Source: Observational Data, Synthetic/Model Data
Science Background Required: Basic scientific background required
Topics: Climate, Solid Earth:Geophysics, Ocean, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere, Atmosphere