Skip to main content

Altimeter observations of sea-level variability off the west coast of North America

Buy Article:

$63.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

A combination of careful harmonic analysis and high-resolution numerical modelling of tides in altimeter data from TOPEX/Poseidon and ERS-2 satellites allows detailed calculation of seasonal and interannual variability of sea level in coastal areas of the north-east Pacific Ocean. These calculations show large changes in sea level in marginal seas during the 1997-8 El Niño and La Niña events, as well as providing information on the origin and life cycle of large anticyclonic eddies, observed to be generated off the west coast of Canada.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Data/Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Institute of Ocean Sciences Fisheries and Oceans Canada Sidney, BC V8L 4B2 Canada 2: Raytheon ITSS NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt Maryland 20771 USA

Publication date: 2004-04-01

More about this publication?
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more