GEOSAT 44: High-Accuracy, High-Resolution Gravity

Metadata Updated: February 7, 2018

This satellite altimeter data base contains precise geoid and gravity anomaly profiles which were constructed from the average of 44 repeat cycles of Geosat. The data are contained in two files: (1) geo44asc.bin (987755 records) contains the ascending profiles which run southeast to northwest between 72S and 72N, and (2) geo44des.bin (991313 records) contains all of the descending profiles. The data parameters in addition to time and location are geoid height, gravity anomaly and uncertainty in gravity anomaly. For additional information see geosat.txt in this directory.

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Dates

Metadata Date September 25, 2017
Metadata Created Date September 26, 2015
Metadata Updated Date February 7, 2018
Reference Date(s) January 1, 1999 (publication)
Frequency Of Update irregular

Metadata Source

Harvested from NOAA CSW Harvest Source

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date September 25, 2017
Metadata Created Date September 26, 2015
Metadata Updated Date February 7, 2018
Reference Date(s) January 1, 1999 (publication)
Responsible Party DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that the data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives., Use Constraints: If you use this data, please cite the National Geophysical Data Center and the originator of the data., Access Constraints: None
Bbox East Long 180
Bbox North Lat 72.055
Bbox South Lat -72.055
Bbox West Long -180
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update irregular
Guid gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geophysics:G01495
Harvest Object Id deebca88-6c9e-458c-a361-0dea4565588b
Harvest Source Id 2aed8e29-fc5b-4cde-aa66-fb1118fd705e
Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
Licence
Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::5715
Spatial Harvester True

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