Articles | Volume 11, issue 1
Ocean Sci., 11, 67–82, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-67-2015
Ocean Sci., 11, 67–82, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-67-2015
Research article
13 Jan 2015
Research article | 13 Jan 2015

Improved sea level record over the satellite altimetry era (1993–2010) from the Climate Change Initiative project

M. Ablain et al.

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This paper presents various respective data improvements achieved within the European Space Agency (ESA) Climate Change Initiative (ESA CCI) project on sea level during its first phase (2010-2013), using multi-mission satellite altimetry data over the 1993-2010 time span.