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Jason 1 POSEIDON-2 Altimeter

NSSDCA ID: 2001-055A-01

Mission Name: Jason 1


The POSEIDON-2 Altimeter operates at 13.65 GHz measuring the sea level at an accuracy of 4.2 cm. The data from Jason 1 will be made available through NASA-JPL and CNES. Data dump will be made over Poker Flats, Alaska, and Wallops Island, Virginia. For more details see

Alternate Names

  • Jason1/Jason1POSEIDON-2Altimeter


  • Earth Science: Physical Oceanography

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this experiment can be directed to: Dr. Dieter K. Bilitza



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