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  1. CFOSAT to gain new insights into sea state

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    April 13, 2011

    A joint project of the China National Space Administration (CNSA) and CNES, CFOSAT is now entering its detailed definition phase. The future satellite’s chief goal will be to measure surface wind and the directional spectrum of waves.

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  2. Jason-2 all set to take satellite altimetry into higher gear

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    October 29, 2008

    After 4 months of in-orbit commissioning, Jason-2 has entered the operational phase of its mission. The new ocean-observing satellite offers many improvements compared to its predecessor Jason-1.

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  3. Jason-2 delivers its first global maps

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    March 11, 2010

    The european-US Jason-3 oceanography satellite is scheduled to launch in 2013 to replace Jason-1. Its objective is to continue monitoring sea-surface height and pursue the 21-year time series of high-accuracy ocean altimetry measurements.

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  4. 1993: TOPEX-POSEIDON keeping an eye on El Nino

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    • Sciences et techniques

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    September 19, 2011

    1993 TOPEX-POSEIDON KEEPING AN EYE ON EL NINO Update: 19/09/2011

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  5. CFOSAT: un satellite pour mieux comprendre « l’état de mer »

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    April 13, 2011

    Fruit d’une coopération entre l’agence spatiale chinoise (CNSA) et le CNES, le projet CFOSAT entre dans sa phase de définition détaillée. L’objectif principal du futur satellite sera de mesurer le vent de surface et les propriétés spectrales des vagues.

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