SCOR WG 94
Altimeter Data and In-situ Current Observations
Chair: V. Zlotnicki (USA)
Other Full Members:
J. Church (Australia), M. Grundlingh (South Africa), K. Heywood (UK), M. Ikeda (Canada), S. Imawaki (Japan), T. Joyce (USA), O. Mamayev (USSR), J. Pacaut (France), and D. Stammer (Germany)
Associate Member: J.F. Minster (France)
Terms of Reference
- To review the methods of altimeter and in-situ data intercomparisons, and assess the more promising paths.
- To review the usefulness of existing altimeter data sets for this goal.
- To identify model requirements for determining currents from altimeter data.
- To identify problems in this context requiring further study and international collaboration
- To prepare a summary report of the results
Financial Sponsors: SCOR, NSF