Journal cover Journal topic
Ocean Science An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Journal topic

Journal metrics

IF value: 2.864
IF2.864
IF 5-year value: 3.337
IF 5-year
3.337
CiteScore value: 4.5
CiteScore
4.5
SNIP value: 1.259
SNIP1.259
IPP value: 3.07
IPP3.07
SJR value: 1.326
SJR1.326
Scimago H <br class='widget-line-break'>index value: 52
Scimago H
index
52
h5-index value: 30
h5-index30
Volume 9, issue 5
Ocean Sci., 9, 901–915, 2013
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-9-901-2013
© Author(s) 2013. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Ocean Sci., 9, 901–915, 2013
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-9-901-2013
© Author(s) 2013. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Review article 29 Oct 2013

Review article | 29 Oct 2013

From satellite altimetry to Argo and operational oceanography: three revolutions in oceanography

P. Y. Le Traon

Related authors

Contribution of future wide-swath altimetry missions to ocean analysis and forecasting
Antonio Bonaduce, Mounir Benkiran, Elisabeth Remy, Pierre Yves Le Traon, and Gilles Garric
Ocean Sci., 14, 1405–1421, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-1405-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-1405-2018, 2018
Assessing the impact of multiple altimeter missions and Argo in a global eddy-permitting data assimilation system
Simon Verrier, Pierre-Yves Le Traon, and Elisabeth Remy
Ocean Sci., 13, 1077–1092, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-13-1077-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-13-1077-2017, 2017
How essential are Argo observations to constrain a global ocean data assimilation system?
V. Turpin, E. Remy, and P. Y. Le Traon
Ocean Sci., 12, 257–274, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-12-257-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-12-257-2016, 2016
Short summary
Spatial scales of temperature and salinity variability estimated from Argo observations
F. Ninove, P.-Y. Le Traon, E. Remy, and S. Guinehut
Ocean Sci., 12, 1–7, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-12-1-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-12-1-2016, 2016
Short summary
Consistency of the current global ocean observing systems from an Argo perspective
K. von Schuckmann, J.-B. Sallée, D. Chambers, P.-Y. Le Traon, C. Cabanes, F. Gaillard, S. Speich, and M. Hamon
Ocean Sci., 10, 547–557, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-10-547-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-10-547-2014, 2014

Related subject area

Approach: Remote Sensing | Phenomena: Sea Level | Depth Range: Surface | Geographical Range: All Geographic Regions
Orbit-related sea level errors for TOPEX altimetry at seasonal to decadal timescales
Saskia Esselborn, Sergei Rudenko, and Tilo Schöne
Ocean Sci., 14, 205–223, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-205-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-205-2018, 2018
Short summary
A comparison of methods to estimate vertical land motion trends from GNSS and altimetry at tide gauge stations
Marcel Kleinherenbrink, Riccardo Riva, and Thomas Frederikse
Ocean Sci., 14, 187–204, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-187-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-187-2018, 2018
Short summary
GEM: a dynamic tracking model for mesoscale eddies in the ocean
Qiu-Yang Li, Liang Sun, and Sheng-Fu Lin
Ocean Sci., 12, 1249–1267, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-12-1249-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-12-1249-2016, 2016
Short summary
El Niño, La Niña, and the global sea level budget
Christopher G. Piecuch and Katherine J. Quinn
Ocean Sci., 12, 1165–1177, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-12-1165-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-12-1165-2016, 2016
Short summary
DUACS DT2014: the new multi-mission altimeter data set reprocessed over 20 years
Marie-Isabelle Pujol, Yannice Faugère, Guillaume Taburet, Stéphanie Dupuy, Camille Pelloquin, Michael Ablain, and Nicolas Picot
Ocean Sci., 12, 1067–1090, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-12-1067-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-12-1067-2016, 2016

Cited articles

Ablain, M., Cazenave, A., Valladeau, G., and Guinehut, S.: A new assessment of the error budget of global mean sea level rate estimated by satellite altimetry over 1993–2008, Ocean Sci., 5, 193–201, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-5-193-2009, 2009.
Arbic, B. K., Richman, J. G., Shriver, J. F., Timko, P. G., Metzger, E. J., and Wallcraft, A. J.: Global modeling of internal tides within an eddying ocean general circulation model, Oceanography, 25, 20–29, 2012.
Argo Science Team: On the Design and Implementation of Argo: An Initial plan for a Global Array of profiling Floats. International CLIVAR Project Office Report Number 2, GODAE Report No. 5, GODAE International Project Office, Melbourne, Australia, 1998.
Ayoub, N., Le Traon, P. Y., and De Mey, P.: Combining ERS-1 and TOPEX/Poseidon data to observe the variable oceanic circulation in the Mediterranean sea, J. Marine Syst., 18, 3–40, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0924-7963(98)80004-3, 1998.
Balmaseda, M. and Anderson, D.: Impact of initialization strategies and observations on seasonal forecast skill, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L01701, https://doi.org/10.1029/2008GL035561, 2009.
Publications Copernicus
Citation