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altimetry

[al′tim·ə·trē]
(engineering)
The measurement of heights in the atmosphere (altitude), generally by an altimeter.
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For the relatively short sea level records available from satellite altimetry, it is helpful to try to remove different sources of variability to reveal the "climate-driven" sea level changes.
We reprocessed the CE-1 orbit by combining the ground tracking data as well as the altimetry crossover data, and the orbit accuracy was increased from 147 m to 105 m, which was about ~30% improvement compared with the result using ground tracking data only [17].
The application of the correction procedure should be infrequent, but failure to apply it when required could result in altimetry errors placing an aircraft inappropriately close to terrain.
Martin-Neira, "A passive reflectometry and interferometry system (PARIS): application to ocean altimetry," ESA Journal, vol.
In such a situation remote sensing data, first of all, systematic exploitation of properties of the wave field derived from satellite altimetry, may provide a sensible solution.
With the development of satellite altimetry technique, oceanic DOVs are mainly utilized to determineoceanic gravity field model with high precision.
Electrochemical splitting of water could provide a cheap, clean and renewable source of hydrogen as the altimetry sustainable fuel.
Among the topics are characteristics of impact craters in the northern hemisphere of Mars, scaling basin-sized impacts and the influence of target temperature, microscopic effects of shock metamorphism in zircons from the Haughton impact structure in Canada, and real-time crater profile analysis: visualizing high-resolution laser altimetry data sets on the graphics processing unit.
It will incorporate technological innovations in altimetry.
LRO altimetry confirms that the center of its floor rises about 1,600 feet above its edges, a slope that's steeper on its eastern half.
Marks, both of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Laboratory for Satellite Altimetry, created the seafloor topography map, and are currently a significant part of GEBCO (General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans).