Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM) - This satellite altimetry mission provides sea surface heights for determining ocean circulation, climate change and sea-level rise

Launched in:2008
Out of service since:2019
Repeat cycle:9.9 days
Orbit height:1336 km
Orbit type:Non Sun Synchronous
Organisation: NOAA
Ended its science mission on 1 Oct 2019.

Jason-2 websites


NASA JPL - Advanced Microwave Radiometer (AMR)
AVISO - Advanced Microwave Radiometer (AMR)
AVISO - Poseidon-3 radar altimeter
NASA JPL - Poseidon radar altimeter
AVISO - Jason 2 mission
CNES - Jason 1 and 2
ILRS - Jason-2
NASA JPL - Ocean Surface Topography missions

Data ordering

NOAA NCEI - Jason 2,3 archive
EUMETSAT - Data Center info
CNES Aviso - Products guide
ESA/CNES - BRAT: Broadview Radar Altimetry Toolbox
EUMETSAT EO Portal - Data Center access
Copernicus - Marine env. & monit. Service

On Board Sensors

AMR (Advanced Microwave Radiometer)
DORIS (Doppler Orbitography and Radiopositioning Integrated by Satellite)
LRA (Jason) (Laser Retroreflector Array)
Poseidon-3 (Altimeter)