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WavSat

WavSat is a publicly available archive of Altimeter data developed by Satellite Observing Systems (SOS).

Originally a bespoke database system, it has recently been reworked into an SQL database for more efficient access and easier processing of data. Following the shutting down of the SOS office and system in March 2008 this database was passed to NOCS. The data was taken from product source CD/DVDs distributed by ESA, CNES and NASA. It contains the parameters required for GlobWave such as significant wave height, wind speed and sigma0, together with additional parameters used for validation.