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CP4O CCN

Some additional CP4O activities have been supported under a Contract Change Notice, to be carried out in 2015. Further work was needed to complete the development of some products and algorithms initiated in the main CP4O contract, in the area of coastal and polar applications and in the refinement of the SAR altimeter echo model that forms the basis of the re-tracker solution applied in the Sentinel-3 ground segment.

This work is being carried out under the four Work Packages listed below, and was completed in May 2016:

A full description of the work is available in the CCN proposal

A full description of the work carried out is available in the  CP4O CCN Final Report




Work Package

Led By

Started

Ends

Report

WP1000

SARin for Coastal Altimetry, Improved SARin processing for Test Data Set Generation.

isardSAT

April 2015

July 2015

Available here

WP2000

Implementation of a Regional Tidal Atlas for the Arctic Ocean.

Noveltis

Jan 2015

Dec 2015

Available here

WP3000

Improvements to the SAMOSA re-tracker implementation and Evaluation- Optimised Thermal Noise Estimation.

STARLAB

Jan 2015

Dec 2015

Tech Notes on SAMOSA Model Development, and on Validation

WP4000

Extended evaluation of CryoSat-2 SAR data for Coastal Applications

NOC

April 2015

Dec 2015

Available here


CP4O CCN1 Final Meeting and Presentation: ESA/ESRIN Thursday 10th December

A final meeting and open presentation of results was held at ESA/ESRIN, Frascati, on Thursday 10th December. Links to the agenda and presentations are listed below:

Final Results Presentation: Agenda

Presentations:

1. CP4O Scientific Roadmap and CCN Activities (SatOC)

2. Cryosat Mission and Processing Update (ESA)

3. SARin (and beyond) for the Coastal Ocean (isardSAT)

4. Using Cryosat data to implement an Arctic Tidal Atlas (Noveltis)

5. Improvements to the SAMOSA SAR Altimeter Re-tracker (Starlab)

6. Evaluation of the (improved) SAMOSA SAR Re-tracker data (SatOC)

7. Extended Evaluation of SAR Altimeter Data at the Coast (NOC)







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