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D.16 Satellite Wave Data Quality Control Report

Available from: Globwave _D.16_SWDQR.pdf

Altimeter References:

BLOGGS, P. T., BYRD, R. H., ROGERS, J. E., AND SCHNABEL, R. B., 1989, Odrpack - software for weighted orthogonal distance regression. ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software, 15(4):348–364.

P. D. COTTON., 1998, A feasibility study for a global satellite buoy intercalibration experiment.

SOC Research & Consultancy Report No. 26, 73pp. (Unpublished manuscript prepared for the BNSC ENVISAT Exploitation Programme)

DURRANT, T. H. AND GREENSLADE, D. J. M., 2007, Validation and application of Jason-1 and Envisat significant wave heights. In Proc 10th Int. Workshop on wave hindcasting and forecasting, Oahu, Hawaii, USA, November 2007.

SAR References:

COLLARD, F., B. CHAPRON, F. ARDHUIN, H. JOHNSEN, AND G. ENGEN., (2006), Coastal ocean wave retrieval from ASAR complex images, in Proceedings of OceanSAR,Earth Observation Marine Surveillance Coordination Comittee, Saint John's, Canada.

COLLARD, F., F. ARDHUIN, AND B. CHAPRON., (2009), Monitoring and analysis of ocean swell fields from space: New methods for routine observations, J. Geophys. Res., 114, C07023, doi:10.1029/2008JC005215.

GERLING, T.W., J. Atmos., 1992, Partitioning sequences and arrays of directional wave spectra into component wave systems, Oceanic Technol, 9, pp. 444-558.

HOLT, B., A. K. LIU, D. W. WANG, A. GNANADESIKAN, AND H. S. CHEN., (1998), Tracking storm-generated waves in the northeast pacific ocean with ERS-1 synthetic aperture radar imagery and buoys, J. Geophys. Res., 103(C4), pp. 7917–7929.

JOHNSEN, H., AND F. COLLARD., (2004), ASAR wave mode processing - validation of reprocessing upgrade. technical report for ESA-ESRIN under contract 17376/03/I-OL, Tech. Rep. 168, NORUT.

LYGRE, A. and KROGSTAD, H.E. (1986). Maximum entropy estimation of the directional distribution in ocean wave spectra, J. Phys. Ocean.,16,pp. 2052-2060.

JESÚS PORTILLA, FRANCISCO J. OCAMPO-TORRES, JAAK MONBALIU., (2009), Spectral Partitioning and Identification of Wind Sea and Swell. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology,26,1,pp. 107-122.

D.18 Annual Quality Control Report (Phase 2)

Available from: Globwave_D.18_AQCR.pdf

References:

BLOGGS, P. T., BYRD, R. H., ROGERS, J. E., AND SCHNABEL, R. B., 1989, Odrpack - software for weighted orthogonal distance regression. ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software, 15,(4), pp.348–364.

P. D. Cotton., 1998, A feasibility study for a global satellite buoy intercalibration experiment. SOC Research & Consultancy Report No. 26, pp. 73. (Unpublished manuscript prepared for the BNSC ENVISAT Exploitation Programme)

DURRANT, T. H. AND GREENSLADE, D. J. M., 2007, Validation and application of Jason-1 and Envisat significant wave heights. In Proc 10th Int. Workshop on wave hindcasting and forecasting, Oahu, Hawaii, USA, November 2007.

QUEFFEULOU, P., ARDHUIN, F., AND LEFEVRE, J.M., 2011, Wave Height Measurements from altimeters: Validation status and applications. Presentation at GlobWave User Consultation Meeting, Cork, October 2011

Calibrating altimeter wave height against buoy measurements by Carter Technical Note

Available from: Calibrating altimeter wave height against buoy measurements by Carter Technical Note

Full Reference list available from: Carter Technical Note References

References:

C. Aage, T. D. Allan, D. J. T. Carter, G. Lindgren, and M. Olagnon. Oceans from Space: a textbookfor Offshore Engineers and Naval Architects. Rep`eres oc´eans 16. IFREMER, Brest., 1998

AVISO. The AVISO and PODAAC User Handbook, IGDR and GDR Jason ProductsSMM-MU-M5-OP-13184 CN(AVISO)/JPL D-21352(PODAAC). Edition 4.1, October 2008., October2008.

S. Bacon and D. J. T. Carter. Waves recorded at Seven Stones Light Vessel 1982-86. Technical ReportNo. 268, Inst. Oceanographic Sciences, 1989.

S. Bacon and D. J. T. Carter. Wave climate changes in the North Atlantic and North Sea. Intern. J.Climatology, 11:545–558, 1991.

S. Bacon and D. J. T. Carter. A connection between mean wave height and atmospheric pressuregradient in the North Atlantic. Intern. J. Climatology, 13:423–436, 1993.

A. Caires and A. Sterl. Validation of ocean wind and wave data using triple collocation. J. Geophys.Res., 108(C3):3098, 2003.

D. J. T. Carter. Prediction of wave height and period for a constant wind velocity using the JONSWAPresults. Ocean Engng., 9:17–33, 1982.

D. J. T. Carter. Estimating extreme wave heights in the NE Atlantic from Geosat data. TechnicalReport OTH 93 396, Health and Safety Executive Offshore Technology Report, HMSO, London., 1993.

D. J. T. Carter. Variability and trends in the wave climate of the North Atlantic: A review. In Proc.9th ISOPE Conf., Brest, France 30 May – 4 June 1999. Vol.III, [29], pages 12–18.

D. J. T. Carter and P. G. Challenor. Estimating return values of environmental parameters. Q. J. R.Met. Soc., 107:259–266, 1981.

D. J. T. Carter, P. G. Challenor, and M. A. Srokosz. An assessment of Geosat wave height and windspeed measurements. J. Geophys. Res, 97:11383–11392, 1992.

D. J. T. Carter and L. Draper. Has the north-east Atlantic become rougher? Nature, 332:494, 1988.

D. J. T. Carter, S. Foale, and D. J. Webb. Variations in global wave climate throughout the year.Intern. J. Remote Sensing, 12:1687–1697, 1991.

D. J. T. Carter and M. J. Tucker. Uncertainties in environmental design criteria. Underwater Technology,12:2–8 and 33, 1986.

P. G. Challenor and D. J. T. Carter. On the accuracy of monthly means. J. Atmos. & Oceanic Tech.,11:1425–1430, 1994.

P. G. Challenor and P. D. Cotton. The joint calibration of altimeter and in situ wave heights. InPreprints CLIMAR'99, WMO Workshop on Advances in Marine Climatology, 8–15 Sept. 1999, VancouverCanada. [26], pages 121–129.

P. D. Cotton. Altimeter wind speed calibration - reassessment with corrected NDBC buoy wind speeds.Satellite Observing Systems (Unpublished manuscript), 2000.

P. D. Cotton and D. J. T. Carter. Cross calibration of TOPEX, ERS-1 and Geosat wave heights. J.Geophys. Res, 99:25025–25033, 1994.

P. D. Cotton and D. J. T. Carter. Calibration and validation of ERS-2 altimeter wind/wave measurements.Southampton Oceanography Centre, Internal Doc., 1996.

P. D. Cotton, D. J. T. Carter, and P. G. Challenor. Geophysical validation and cross calibration ofEnvisat RA-2 wind wave products at Satellite Observing Systems and Southampton OceanographyCentre. Final Report., 2003.

P. D. Cotton, P. G. Challenor, and D. J. T. Carter. An assessment of the accuracy and reliabilityof Geosat, ERS-1, ERS-2 and TOPEX altimeter measurements of significant wave height and windspeed. In Proc. CEOS Wind and Wave Validation Workshop, 3–5 June 1997,ESTEC, Noordwijk, TheNetherlands [28], pages 81–93.

P. D. Cotton, P. G. Challenor, and J.-M. Lefevre. Calibration of Envisat and ERS2 wind and wave datathrough comparison with in situ data and wave model analysis fields. In Proc 10th Int. Workshop onwave hindcasting and forecasting, Oahu, Hawaii, USA, November 2007., 2007.

C. G. Davies, P. D. Cotton, P. G. Challenor, and D. J. T. Carter. Validation of wave period measurementsfrom radar altimeter data. In Proc. CEOS Wind and Wave Validation Workshop, 3–5 June1997,ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands [28], pages 75–79.

E. Dobson, F. Monaldo, J. Goldhirsh, and J. Wilkerson. Validation of GEOSAT altimeter-derived windspeeds and significant wave heights using buoy data. John Hopkins APL Tech, 8:222–233, 1987.

T. H. Durrant and D. J. M. Greenslade. Validation and application of Jason-1 and Envisat significantwave heights. In Proc 10th Int. Workshop on wave hindcasting and forecasting, Oahu, Hawaii, USA,November 2007, 2007.

Environment Canada. Preprints CLIMAR'99, WMO Workshop on Advances in Marine Climatology,8–15 Sept. 1999, Vancouver Canada., 1999.

ESA. ENVISAT RA-2/MWR Level 2 User Manual. Issue 1.3., November 2009.European Space Agency, November 2009.

ESA WPP–147, European Space Agency. Proc. CEOS Wind and Wave Validation Workshop, 3–5 June1997,ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, 1997.

Intern. Soc. Offshore & Polar Engineers. Proc. 9th ISOPE Conf., Brest, France 30 May – 4 June 1999.Vol.III,, 1999.

P. A. E. M. Janssen, S. Abdalla, and H. Hersbach. Error estimation of buoy, satellite and model waveheight data. Tech. Memorandum No.402, ECMWF, 2003.

P. A. E. M. Janssen, B. Hansen, and J. Bidlot. Validation of ERS satellite wave products withthe WAM model. In Proc. CEOS Wind and wave validation Workshop, ESTEC, June 1997.ESA WPP-147., 1997.

P. Queffeulou. Quality of long-term satellite wind and wave measurements. measurements.http://cersat.ifremer.fr/science/validation/, Ifremer., 2000.

P. Queffeulou. Long-Term Validation of Measurements of Wave Heights from Altimeters, 2004.

P. Queffeulou. Long-term validation of wave height measurements from altimeters. Marine Geodesy,27(3-4):495–510, 2004.

P. Queffeulou. Altimeter wave height validation: an update. In Poster: Ocean Surface TopographyScience Team meeting, Venice, March 2006., 2006.

P. Queffeulou. Altimeter Wave Height Measurements - Validation of Long Time Series.Poster: Ocean Surface Topography Science Team meeting, Seattle, Washington,USA.(http://www.aviso.oceanobs.com/en/courses/ostst/ostst-2009-seattle/posters/), June 2009.

D. J. Webb. A comparison of SEASAT 1 altimeter measurements of wave height with measurementsmade by a pitch-roll buoy. J. Geophys. Res., 86:6394–6398, 1981.