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CryoSat Ocean Products now open to scientific community

11 June 2014

CryoSat data users are informed that the CryoSat Ocean Products (IOP & GOP) are now available for registered users to access from the CryoSat dissemination server (ftp://science-pds.cryosat.esa.int):

  • The Interim Ocean Products (IOP) are available from absolute orbit #21223, acquired ~00:10:40 on 10 April 2014. These products are processed and made available online ~2-3 days after data sensing acquisition and use a Preliminary Restituted Orbit.
  • The Geophysical Ocean Products (GOP) are available from absolute orbit #21213, acquired ~07:05:02 on 9 April 2014. These products are processed and made available online ~30 days after data sensing acquisition, with the availability of the DORIS Precise Orbit.

Further information concerning the Ocean Products can be found in the latest version of the CryoSat User Handbook. The Product Format Specification for the new products are also available.

New users should register for access to CryoSat data via Fast Registration on ESA's Earth Online Portal.