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Archive: Thu Feb 2024

How altimetry observations change from day to day

The ‘manati’ website ( is a helpful NOAA/NESDIS/STAR website that includes different observations from Polar-Orbiting satellites including, as shown above, Altimetric Observations of Significant Wave Height. Observations from three different satellites are shown in the image, including Jason3 (0718-0722 UTC), Cryosat (0610-0614 UTC) and Sentinel-3A (0927-0930 UTC). This post will help you anticipate where tomorrow’s... Read More

CIMSS and JPSS at AMS in 2024: Part I

CIMSS Scientists who work with JPSS data had numerous presentations at the American Meteorological Society’s Annual Meeting held at the end of January in Baltimore. This blog post discusses two poster by Rich Dworak who (along with co-authors) investigated how JPSS data can define winds and ice properties in the... Read More