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Preface.-Chapter 1: Altimetry Missions: past, present and future.-Chapter 2: From Research to Operations: The USDA Global Reservoir and Lake Monitor.-Chapter 3: User requirements in the coastal ocean for satellite altimetry.-Chapter 4: Re-tracking altimeter waveforms near the coasts: A review of retracking methods and some applications to coastal waveforms.-Chapter 5: Range and geophysical corrections in coastal regions -and implications for mean sea surface determination.-Chapter 6: Tropospheric corrections for coastal altimetry.-Chapter 7: Surge Models as Providers of Improved "Inverse Barometer Corrections" for Coastal Altimetry Users.-Chapter 8: Tide Predictions in Shelf and Coastal Waters: Status and Prospects.-Chapter 9: Post-processing altimeter data toward coastal applications and integration into coastal models.-Chapter 10: Coastal Challenges for Altimeter Data Dissemination and Services.-Chapter 11: In situ Absolute Calibration and Validation -A link from coastal to open-ocean altimetry.-Chapter 12: Introduction and assessment of improved coastal altimetry strategies: case-study over the North Western Mediterranean Sea.-Chapter 13: Satellite Altimetry Applications in the Caspian Sea.-Chapter 14: Satellite Altimetry Applications in the Black Sea.-Chapter 15: Satellite Altimetry Applications in the Barents and White seas.-Chapter 16: Satellite Altimetry Applications off the Coasts of North America.-Chapter 17: Evaluation of Retracking Algorithms over China and Adjacent Coastal Seas.-Chapter 18: Satellite altimetry for geodetic, oceanographic and climate studies in the Australian region.-Chapter 19: Lakes studies from satellite altimetry.-Chapter 20: The Future of Coastal Altimetry. © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011. All rights are reserved.




Vignudelli, S., Kostianoy, A. G., Cipollini, P., & Benveniste, J. (2011). Coastal altimetry. Coastal Altimetry (pp. 1–565). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

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