Jason-3 is designed to measure sea level, as well as wave height and ocean surface wind speeds globally, every 10 days


Launched in:2016
Repeat cycle:9.9 days
Orbit height:1336 km
Orbit type:Non Sun Synchronous
Organisation: NOAA
Launched 17 Jan 2016

Jason-3 websites

Information

NOAA NESDIS - Jason-3 mission
NOAA NESDIS - Jason-3 instruments
AVISO - Jason-3 instruments
ESA eoPortal - Jason-3
CNES - Jason-3 mission
NASA JPL - Ocean Surface Topography missions
ILRS - Jason-3

Data ordering

CNES Aviso - Products guide
EUMETSAT EO Portal - Data Center access
NOAA NCEI - Jason 2,3 archive
PODAAC - Jason-3 data

On Board Sensors

AMR-2 (Advanced Microwave Radiometer - 2)
Poseidon-3B (Altimeter)