Altimetry mission for ocean observation


Launched in:2013
Repeat cycle:35 days
Orbit height:800 km
Orbit type:Sun Synchronous
Organisation: CNES - France
Launched 25 Feb 2013

SARAL/AltiKa websites

Information

ESA eoPortal - Saral mission
AVISO - Saral mission
CNES - Saral/AltiKa
Indian Earth Observation (and Climate) Satellites

Data ordering

CNES Aviso - Products guide
EUMETSAT EO Portal - Data Center access
EUMETSAT - Data Center info
Indian Meteorological & Oceanographic data centre

On Board Sensors

AltiKa (High resolution altimeter including bi-frequency radiometric function)
ARGOS-3 (A/DCS) (Advanced Data Collection System)
DORIS (Doppler Orbitography and Radiopositioning Integrated by Satellite)
LRA (Saral) (Laser Retro-reflector Array)