Participant   Ms Laura Gomez Navarro
   
Home Institution CNRS Delegation Alpes (Saint Martin d'Heres, France)
   
Host Institue Institut Mediterrani d'Estudis Avançats IMEDEA (Esporles, Spain)
   
Network FR - ES
   
Mission

To characterise the capabilities of the future Surface Water Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite to detect meso and submesoscale eddies in the western Mediterranean.

   
Results An opportunity to investigate the capabilities of SWOT to detect meso and submesoscale eddies, by finding that SWOT will be able to resolve wavelengths greater than 60 km (after filtering), and that this will be a great in improvement in comparison to present day altimeters
which resolve wavelengths between 150 and 200 km.
   
Period Apr-17
   
Duration 13
   
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